TITLE

The Hanger Artificial Limb Company

AUTHOR(S)
Cronin, M. Eileen
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Literary Review;Summer2010, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented on a little girl getting fitted for a prosthesis in the U.S. It offers details on the things and structures that the author saw while going to the shop for prosthesis with her mother. It also describes the prosthetics that the author observed at the shop, as well as the people who came there.
ACCESSION #
53987150

 

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