The most seriously injured British soldier to come from home Afghanistan is defying the odds with the help of a physiotherapist from Leicestershire.
Paratrooper Ben Parkinson has been fitted with £60,000 computer-assisted artificial legs at Rehab Prosthetics in Coalville.
Doctors said Ben would never walk unaided. He is determined to prove them wrong as this video shows.
With the new computer-assisted legs which react to Ben's movements making the knees bend.
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Another fine day is expected on Tuesday after a frosty start. Plenty of sunshine but still rather chilly. Perhaps one or two light showers.
Starting frosty but gradually becoming less cold, with a northerly breeze. Becoming cloudy at times, with sleet and later rain showers.
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