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Prosthetics in Haiti | Saintphare Jean

  • Saintphare Jean, 24, is carried over the rock pathway as prior to getting fitted with a new prosthetic leg with the help of University of Miami's professor Dr. Bob Gaily. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Saintphare Jean, 24, is wheeled back to the treatment center after being fitted with a new prosthetic leg with the help of University of Miami's professor Dr. Bob Gaily. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Saintphare Jean, left, screans in pain as Dr. Bob Gaily asks him to stand. Jean, 24, gets fitted with a new prosthetic leg with the help of University of Miami's professor Dr. Bob Gaily. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Dr. Bob Gaily takes a close look at Saintphare Jean's right leg x-ray. The prosthetic leg will serve as the load bearer as his right leg heals. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Saintphare Jean, left, gestures in pain as Dr. Bob Gaily pushes him to take three more steps through the help of a translator. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Saintphare Jean, left, gestures in pain as Dr. Bob Gaily pushes him to walk with help of a walker. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Saintphare Jean, left, gestures in pain as Dr. Bob Gaily pushes him to walk with help of a walker. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Dr. Bob Gaily, left, takes a close look at Saintphare Jean's right leg x-ray with prosthetist Mike Corcoran, left. Corcoran was hand picked due to his experience with veteran at Walter Reed in Washington, D.C. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Certified Posthetist Mike Corcoran takes a moment as he tries to figure how to fit the prosthetic on Saintphare Jean's leg. Jean, 24, gets fitted with a new prosthetic leg with the help of University of Miami's professor Dr. Bob Gaily. Three months after the 7.0-magnitude earthquake some Haitian amputees are part of a handful of quake survivors who are learning how to walk again. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Saintphare Jean, 24, waits as he gets fitted with a new prosthetic leg with the help of University of Miami's professor Dr. Bob Gaily. CARL JUSTE/ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF