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Man who lost leg in Haitian quake back doing salsa, cha-cha and samba

Georges Exantus performs with Modeline Gene Arhan during a show in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Exantus had his leg amputated below the knee after being severely injured in the earthquake of 2010 and thought he'd never dance again.
Photographer: Dieu Nalio Chery/The Associated Press
Georges Exantus performs with Modeline Gene Arhan during a show in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Exantus had his leg amputated below the knee after being severely injured in the earthquake of 2010 and thought he'd never dance again.
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Georges Exantus thought he’d never dance again. He was lucky just to be alive. The earthquake three years ago in Haiti’s capital flattened the apartment where he was living and he spent three days trapped under jagged rubble. After friends dug him out, doctors amputated his right leg just below the knee. Israeli doctors and physical therapists who came to Haiti after the quake sent him to Israel for surgery and rehabilitation. Three years later, ...

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