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Media outlets from Florida to Washington report on the WalkAide device, new bionic leg brace technology, Hanger Clinic athletes, and more

Austin, Texas, November 6, 2012 – Hanger patients and associates continue to make headlines. The following are links to recent news coverage of Hanger successes from around the country.

Electrical Stimulation Restores Mobility to Young Boy with Cerebral Palsy
CP Family Network, Austin, Texas

Sarasota man is first to use bionic leg in the United States
WFTS-TV (ABC), Tampa, Florida

Man uses revolutionary leg brace he helped design
WTSP-TV (CBS), Saint Petersburg, Florida

Sarasotan is first in U.S. with revolutionary leg brace
Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Sarasota, Florida

Dolphin Amputee Inspires Local Girl
WCTV-TV (CBS), Tallahassee, Florida

IMG Academy trainee qualifies for 2012 Paralympic Games
IMG Academies Blog, Bradenton, Florida

Amputee fulfills Ironman goal
KING-TV (NBC), Seattle, Washington

New technologies helping amputees
Hometown News (NBC/ABC/CBS/FOX), Lima, Ohio

Injury doesn’t slow local athlete
The Inter-Mountain, Elkins, West Virginia 

Brandon athlete headed to 2012 Paralympics
WTVT-TV (FOX), Tampa, Florida

Local man heads to Paralympics
WFLA-TV (NBC), Tampa, Florida

Katy Sullivan overcomes rough start to make Paralympics team
Press-Telegram, Long Beach, California

Ex-Tuscaloosa resident ready to compete in 2012 Paralympics
Tuscaloosa News, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Salute to Our Local Olympians-Paralympians: Katy Sullivan
KTLA-TV (CW), Los Angeles, California 

Edmond athlete hopes to break his own world record
Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Running for redemption
Tampa Tribune, Tampa, Florida

Brandon Paralympian ready for London, Pistorius
Tbo.com, Tampa, Florida 

London Paralympic Games is reward for Brandon athlete who escaped downward spiral
Tampa Bay Times, Tampa, Florida

Local Athlete to Compete in 2012 London Paralympic Games
Osprey Observer, Brandon, Florida

Andre Martinez | People on the Move 
Houston Business Journal, Houston, Texas

Hanger acquires Gadsden Limb and Brace
The Gadsden Times, Gadsden, Alabama

Olympic prosthetics have a Civil War connection
Washington Examiner, Washington, D.C.

The tale of a tail, and art imitating life imitating art
Times Union, Albany, New York

Hanger Clinic Announces 2012 London Paralympic Games Athletes
Rehab Management, Los Angeles, California 

LA Actress Set to Hit the Track in Paralympics
KNBC-TV (NBC), Los Angeles, California

Sullivan finishes sixth in Paralympics 100-meter dash
Press-Telegram, Long Beach, California

From Ordinary to Extraordinary
Amp it Up!, Knoxville, Tennessee

Local headed to paralympic games
Observer, Deerfield Beach

About Hanger, Inc.:
Hanger, Inc. (NYSE: HGR), headquartered in Austin, Texas, is the world's premier provider for services and products that enhance human physical capability. Founded in 1861 by James Edward Hanger, the first amputee of the Civil War, Hanger provides orthotic and prosthetic patient care services, distributes O&P devices and components, and provides therapeutic solutions to the broader post acute market. For more information on Hanger, visit www.hanger.com.

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Jennifer Bittner, Hanger, Inc.
512-777-3730, jbittner@hanger.com

Krisita Burket, Hanger, Inc.
904-249-0314, kburket@hanger.com

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