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Cost of prosthetics stirs debate

Bill to boost coverage spurs industry, insurers to lobby state lawmakers

By Emily Sweeney
Globe Staff / July 5, 2005

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A fishing derby changed Bob McGrath's life. He and two friends were in a 17-foot Boston Whaler off Martha's Vineyard on Aug. 1, 1987, when the boat went out of control. The three men and the captain were thrown overboard, and McGrath went under the vessel. The whirling propeller severed his left leg at the knee and his right one ... (Full article: 1146 words)

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