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Soldier Adapts to Life With Prosthetic Limb

In a continuing series on caring for the wounded in Iraq, a look at the recovery of Lance Cpl. Alex Nicoll, who suffered leg injuries last November in Fallujah. Nicoll's leg was amputated. Now, he has a new prosthetic limb and is already playing basketball and soccer -- and trying out his friend's dirt bike.

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Joseph Shapiro is a NPR News Investigations correspondent.