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.
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