HERALD NEWS – For Gene Laureano, a paralyzed U.S. veteran, walking after being wheelchair-bound for more than a decade is a miracle created by technology and practiced with gratitude.
Laureano, a husband and father of three from the Bronx, was in Fall River Monday to be filmed for a video collaboration between ReWalk Medical Devices, based in Marlborough, and emagine communications, a digital web agency located at Commonwealth Landing in Fall River.
Laureano was happy to demonstrate the use of his exoskeleton after all it has done to change his life.
“I feel that my prayers were answered,” Laureano said.
ReWalk is a wearable robotic exoskeleton with powered hip and knee motion to enable people with spinal cord injuries to stand and walk again. They must be able to use their hands and shoulders to support crutches or a walker.
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