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Hanger Clinic amputee athletes to compete in London

London, England, August 29, 2012 – Hanger Clinic amputee athletes are currently in London where they will compete in the 2012 games. The official start is today, and competitions will take place through September 9, 2012. The Hanger Clinic athletes participating include:

- Jeremy Campbell
- Blake Leeper
- Bradley Johnson
- Kari Miller
- Laurens Molin
- Maya Nakanishi
- David Prince
- Katy Sullivan
- Lora Webster

Before departing for London, several athletes talked to news media about the impending competition. Following are links to some of the resulting news coverage.

Jeremy Campbell
Edmond athlete hopes to break his own world record
Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Bradley Johnson
Local headed to paralympic games
Observer Newspaper, Deerfield Beach, Florida

Blake Leeper
Blake Leeper: "I want to beat him. Point. Blank. Period."
WGBH-TV (PBS), Boston, Massachusetts

Kari Miller
Car crash didn’t deter D.C. Paralympian Kari Miller
Washington Times, Washington, D.C.

David Prince
London Paralympic Games is reward for Brandon athlete who escaped downward spiral
Tampa Bay Times, Tampa, Florida

Katy Sullivan
Salute to Our Local Olympians-Paralympians: Katy Sullivan
KTLA-TV (CW), Los Angeles, California  

For more information on the Hanger Clinic amputee athletes competing in London, visit: www.Hanger.com/London2012.

About Hanger – Founded in 1861 by James Edward Hanger, the first amputee of the Civil War, Hanger, Inc. (NYSE: HGR) owns and operates 700+ Hanger Clinic locations nationwide. Specializing in integrated rehabilitative solutions, the certified clinicians of Hanger provide patients with the latest in orthotic and prosthetic solutions, including microprocessor-controlled prosthetic limbs for amputees and neuromuscular technologies for those with paralysis due to stroke, MS and other debilitating conditions. After a six-month celebration of its 150th anniversary, on February 1, 2012 Hanger unveiled a comprehensive new brand identity to position the company for the future. The new brand includes renaming the parent company from Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. to “Hanger, Inc.”, and referring to the patient care business as “Hanger Clinic” (formerly Hanger Prosthetics and Orthotics). For more information on Hanger and the new brand, visit www.hanger.com.

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

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

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