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Prosthetic specialist returns from Haiti

5 years ago June 01, 2010 Jun 1, 2010 Tuesday, June 01 2010 Tuesday, June 01, 2010 7:03:23 PM CDT in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Anna Brown

A man behind a new clinic in earthquake ravaged Haiti has returned home to Baton Rouge. 

Prosthetic specialist Jay Tew turned an old warehouse into a special place for amputees. He spent three months in Haiti after January's earthquake. Tew set up the Hanger Prosthetics clinic.  

During that time, Tew and his team fitted 351 limbs and trained four Haitian men to run the clinic.

Tew spoke to News 2's Lori Steele about why he got involved.

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