Boy has new hands – level 1

04-08-2015 15:00

A boy is sick. He has a very bad infection. Doctors cut off his hands and feet. They give him prosthetic legs. He can walk, run and jump.

Now, he has a long operation. He has a double hand transplant. He is the youngest person to get this.

He must exercise his new hands. This can take weeks.

Difficult words: infection (a type of disease which can destroy a part of your body), prosthetic (a part of your body that is not natural), transplant (when doctors take off a part of the body and give it to somebody else).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

What do you think about this boy’s new hands?

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