The Wheelchair Is 2,300 Years Old. There’s Finally A Better Option.

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A year ago, my friend Arash had a terrible accident that paralyzed his legs. But thanks to his hard work and some brilliant engineers, he was able to walk again.

This technology could mean freedom and a completely different kind of life for people with paralysis. I can't wait until these cyborgs are walking our streets every day.

Jump to 4:55 for the part that got me so excited for my friend.

Oh no! This video has been disabled. But you can read about it on Al Jazeera and keep track of Arash's progress on his blog, where he chronicled one year since his accident. You can also contribute to his recovery and check out more cool stuff from Ekso Bionics.

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