Double Amputee Gains Legs & Dies

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    Amputee dies right after getting new legs.
    Sad story.

    Juan Melendez, a double amputee from League City, walked for the first time Wednesday with two new legs donated by a local charity.
    “He was so excited,” said Rosa Bravo, Melendez’s sister.
    But on Thursday morning, the day he was to show off his new legs for reporters, the 57-year-old suffered a series of heart attacks that killed him.


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