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Injured Iraqi boy gets a prosthetic leg

December 3, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
A young boy critically injured in Iraq headed home Wednesday after life-changing medical treatment, in Portland, Oregon.Six-year-old Mustafa Ahmed lost a leg, and suffered other serious injuries during a U.S. missile attack, in Fallujah.

Doctors in Portland at first thought his injuries were too severe for a prosthetic leg. But after months of work, they were able to make one for the boy.

Mustafa and his father flew back to Iraq Wednesday, after a four-month hospital stay.

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