Man “walks” again – level 1
A man falls from a window. He cannot move his legs. Scientists in Los Angeles help him.
They stimulate his spinal cord. They also give him a special suit. It is a robotic suit. It helps him walk. The man takes thousands of steps in the suit.
However, scientists do not call this walking. The man needs the suit to walk.
Difficult words: scientists (a person who is an expert in something), stimulate (make work more), spinal cord (a line of nerves which is in the back).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
What do you think about this man’s robotic suit?
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