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Thursday, 17 June 2021

Live mannequins in Rochester raise awareness for limb loss

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Live mannequins in Rochester raise awareness for limb loss
Live mannequins in Rochester raise awareness for limb loss

April is limb loss awareness month and Limb Lab in Rochester is raising awareness.

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"* limb lab rochester is celebrating limb loss awareness month with live mannequins.

Kimt news three's zach gilleland is live with the message they want to share.xx katie and george you can see the live mannequins dressed in morph suits ?

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With april being limb loss awareness month they're hoping to educate the public.

You'll see them in the window displays or on the sidewalk here.

They're raising not only awareness ?

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Two point one million people live with limb loss in the united states ?

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Meghan erickson said it's important to raise awareness and not be afraid to have these conversations.

"maybe it isn't as taboo or a difficult conversation as some people think and i think a lot of us are open to educating the public about what limb difference is, how it's affected us and like what you can do to just be accommodatin g to limb difference."

Erickson said that limb loss awareness month isn't as well known as other months ?

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Their goal is to bring more attention to their cause.

Live in thank you zach.

So far the limb lab

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