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Medical Miracle! Watch! A Brain Implant Is Allowing This Man To Move His Arm Again After Being Paralyzed From The Neck Down!

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Science, for the win!

Four years ago, a tragic diving accident paralyzed Ian Burkhart, leaving him unable to move his arms or legs. Until this week…

The 23-year-old quadriplegic patient has been working with surgeons at the Ohio State University and researchers at the Battelle Memorial Institute on a new technology called Neurobridge.

Using an implant inserted and connected to Ian’s brain, he’s able to move his arm and hand using his own thoughts for the first time since his accident!

Incredible!

But how does it work??

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SCARY! Paralyzed Man Makes An Official Complaint After He Heard The Doctors Talking About Donating His Organs!

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This is terrifying! And terrible!

A Swedish man is filing a complaint against a Gothenburg hospital because they were talking about transplanting his organs while he was ALIVE! And he could hear them!

43-year-old Jimi Fritze was paralyzed from a stroke that he suffered around two years ago on vacation with his girlfriend. He had to take a boat to the hospital, which took an hour and a half, because the weather on the island where they were vacationing was too bad for a helicopter.

So, as he laid there in the bed, Jimi heard the docs

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Sochi’s Youngest Paralympian Competes In Memory Of His Late Teammate!

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This is so touching!

14-year-old Ben Tudhope is the youngest Paralympian to compete in Sochi, but after suffering a recent tragedy, his perspective on winning the event changed a little bit.

The Australian para-snowboard cross competitor lost his teammate Matthew Robinson last month after he

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Russian Freestyle Skier Is Paralyzed After An Accident At The Sochi Olympics!

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This is just so terribly sad to hear.

Russian skier Maria Komissarova suffered from a pretty nasty accident during a practice run at the 2014 Sochi Olympics which resulted in a fractured vertebrae in her lower back.

Unfortunately, this has lead to even worse news as she confirmed

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Polio-Like Illness Has Paralyzed Over Two Dozen Children Already! First Affected Child's Parents Speak Out!

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This is so scary!

An unknown illness has spread out among at least 25 children in California leaving all of the young ones affected with respiratory problems and at least one paralyzed limb.

The parents of the first child known to suffer from this illness, Sofia Jarvis, want to get the word out to the public, and are teaming up with a pediatric neurologist to do so.

Sophia's parents and Dr. Keith Van Haren hope to raise awareness, funds, and hopefully a cure.

The parents' daughter Sophia, who is 4 years old, was originally diagnosed with asthma. But very soon after leaving the hospital - she found she could not use her left arm, and hasn't been able to use it since.

However, the parents, speaking at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in on February 23rd, know their child is in some respects lucky that her condition isn't worse.

Here's what they said:

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This Paralyzed Man's Proposal To His High School Sweetheart Will Definitely Get The Waterworks Going! Watch The Heartwarming Story HERE!

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Before you start reading this, we're gonna give you a moment to grab some tissues because there will most definitely be tears!!

Four years ago, Larry Ragsdale was a star high school athlete in Oregon and his cheerleading girlfriend Kelcie Yeoman was there to support him at every single one of his events!

He knew he wanted to spend the rest of his life with her and bought an engagement ring to propose to her during a family vacation at Disneyland. However, his plans were tragically put on pause when he was struck by a drunk driver in Monroe and slipped into a coma.

Despite a grim prognosis from doctors, Larry woke up after a couple of months but was left partially paralyzed, and he had a long road of physical rehabilitation ahead of him. Just like in high school, Kelcie was right by his side every step of the way.

Larry didn't forget about his plans to propose to his high school sweetheart, and after three years of recovery he was finally able to pop the question!! Kelcie's sister McKenzie then put together a campaign to tell their amazing story and raise money to send them to Disneyland for the dream wedding they deserve, and they reached exceeded their goal of $20,000 in just 11 days!!

If you were able to get through that storybook ending with dry eyes, then you might wanna go see a doctor, because we're pretty sure you're a robot!

Ch-ch-check out the inspirational story …AFTER THE JUMP!!!

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Man Awakens To His Dog Eating His Testicle!!

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An Arkansas man awoke one morning to every man's worst nightmare…

His dog was eating one of his testicles!!

The man is paralyzed and has no feeling from the waist down.

Around 7:45am on Monday morning he was jarred awake by a "burning pain" in his mid-section.

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