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Fawn fitted with prosthetics August 19, 2011 Maine

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Fawn fitted with prostheticsAugust 19, 2011 Maine, Lewiston Sun Journal

A few days ago, the deer was destined to be put down. It had been born with deformities and abandoned by its mother. Unable to walk on its own, the fawn was doomed to certain death...Enter Karen Hawkins...This week, because of Hawkins' involvement, the fawn is getting around on three professionally designed prostheses, the result of work by Yackley and by Dr. Todd Gauger of the Norway Veterinary Hospital...."The deer was able to get up on its own," said Yackley, who designed the prosthetics and fitted them Tuesday night. 

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