High-Tech Prosthetics: Are They Unfair?

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Judy Berna at GeekMom wants your opinion on whether high-tech prosthetics such as those used by runner Oscar Pistorius are fair to other athletes. Go let her know what you think. She says,

Seven years ago I chose to have my leg amputated because I was confident that the technology in prosthetics could give me a much better shot at an active life than my deformed foot ever could. Now that I’ve entered the world of amputees, I’m seeing more and more people making the same decision. New ways to use metals and plastics creates constant upgrades to an amputee’s options.

Chime into the discussion at Are High-Tech Prosthetics an Unfair Advantage?

Oscar Pistorius

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