Aimee Copeland Gets Bionic Hands

Touch Bionics donated prosthetics to Georgia woman, 25, who lost her hands to flesh-eating bacteria.
0:51 | 05/17/13

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Double hand amputee Amy Copeland is now the first woman in the world to get state of the art by -- islands. You might remember Copeland was infected with the deadly bacteria after she cut her leg in a zip lining accident. When her leg turned purple doctors realize the 25 year old had a flesh eating bacteria. -- is now advertising -- Vegas and amputated both her leg and both her hands. Copeland is trying out a new set of by -- hands she spent a week at -- touched by onyx in Ohio getting fitted. Now she's home in Georgia getting used to the high tech hands which indeed 25 different kinds of movements and are controlled by muscles and Copeland upper limbs. The -- it usually cost 100000. Dollars but the company gave a -- to Copeland for free when her health insurance wouldn't cover the cost.

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