A HealthBeat Special Series

‘The bionic man’

When Drew Garcia loses his leg in a car accident, he shows grit and determination as he fights to return to the basketball court.

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Learning to walk (and shoot hoops)

Drew Garcia lost his lower leg, but not his spirit as he bounces back from a car crash.

Patient Story

‘I know I can power through’

After losing his leg in an accident, Drew Garcia, 18, learns to walk again.

Patient Story

‘Extremely lucky to be alive’

Drew Garcia, 18, was hit by a car going 60 mph. He lost a leg―but not his determination to play basketball.

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