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|Hanger Clinic patient's story of hope after California wildfires featured nationally by NBC News|
San Francisco, Calif., Oct. 19, 2017 – After wildfires destroyed nine-year-old Lilly Biagini and her mother Jessica's Santa Rosa, California home, they lost everything in it, including Lilly's prosthetic legs. For Lilly, who was born with a rare muscular condition that led her to choose to amputate both legs above-the-knee in 2014, the loss of her independence and mobility was devastating. NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt and The Today Show featured the story of how Lilly's Hanger Clinic prosthetic team in San Francisco, in partnership with SPS National Labs in Orlando, and manufacturers Endolite and College Park, were able to fit Lilly with new legs and get her back on her feet.
View the NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt segment here: https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/little-girl-gets-new-prosthetics-after-hers-are-destroyed-in-fire-1074619459553
View The Today Show segment here: https://www.today.com/video/death-toll-rises-from-california-wildfires-rescue-crews-continue-search-for-missing-1074948675766
About Hanger Clinic: Founded in 1861 by the first amputee of the Civil War, Hanger Clinic, a subsidiary of Hanger, Inc., owns and operates more than 800 patient care clinics nationwide. The certified clinicians of Hanger Clinic provide patients with the latest in orthotic and prosthetic solutions, including microprocessor devices for those with limb loss and neuromuscular technologies for those with paralysis due to stroke, MS and other debilitating conditions. For more information on Hanger, visit www.Hanger.com, and for more information on Hanger Clinic, visit www.HangerClinic.com.
Krisita Burket, Hanger, Inc.
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