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Hanger featured in the news in Florida, Nebraska, Massachusetts, Texas, Washington, California, New York, and Colorado

Austin, Texas, March 21, 2012 – Hanger patients and associates continue to make headlines nationwide. The following are links to recent news coverage of Hanger successes from around the country.
 
One of Us: Jacksonville veteran now has a grip on his new life
Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, Florida
 
Wounded warrior gets new bionic arm, first in the Country
First Coast News (ABC & NBC), Jacksonville, Florida
 
Robotic hand for vet
Action News (CBS & FOX), Jacksonville, Florida
 
Navy veteran receives first bionic hand
WJXT-TV, Jacksonville, Florida
 
Interview with Sharod Edwards
WJCT-FM (NPR), Jacksonville, Florida
 
Device helps teen stride ahead
Omaha World-News, Omaha, Nebraska
 
Device helps Fremont teen stride toward goals
Fremont Tribune, Fremont, Nebraska
 
Device helps special teen overcome disability
KETV-TV (ABC), Omaha, Nebraska
 
New device helping Omaha teen walk and run
KMTV-TV (CBS) , Omaha, Nebraska
 
Disability doesn't slow teen athlete down
KPTM-TV (FOX), Omaha, Nebraska

Local stroke survivor runs marathon
New England Cable News, Boston, Massachusetts
 
Haitian Athlete Inspires North Texans
KXAS-TV (NBC), Fort Worth, Texas
 
Mikey's journey to new legs
KXLY-TV (ABC), Spokane, Washington
 
Prosthetic Liner Provides Users with Comfort and Protection
Rehab Management, Los Angeles, California 
 
Maximizing post-amputation joint health
Lower Extremity Review, Albany, New York

Violinist Sophia Hummell keeps a steady hand
San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, California
 
Hanger Awards of Excellence Recipients Announced
O&P Edge, Westminster, Colorado
 
Amputee dancer overcomes obstacles
Clearwater Beacon, Clearwater, Florida
 
Kevin Carroll Honored with International Award
O&P Edge, Westminster, Colorado
 
About Hanger Orthopedic Group:
Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR), headquartered in Austin, Texas, is the world's premier provider for services and products that enhance human physical capability. Founded in 1861 by James Edward Hanger, the first amputee of the Civil War, Hanger provides orthotic and prosthetic patient care services, distributes O&P devices and components, and provides therapeutic solutions to the broader post acute market. For more information on Hanger, visit www.hanger.com.

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Jennifer Bittner, Hanger Orthopedic Group
904-249-4210, jbittner@hanger.com

Krisita Burket, Hanger Orthopedic Group
904-249-0314, kburket@hanger.com

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