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(photo courtesy Operation Surf/ Amazing Surf Adventures)

Santa Cruz Surfing Program Connects Troubled Veterans, Saves Lives

A Santa Cruz surfing program connects wounded and troubled veterans, who may be suicidal or suffering from PTSD, to not only one another, but to nature’s gnarly waves.

04/22/2015

Hobbes

3-Legged Dog Gets High-Tech 3-D Leg Designed By UC Davis Students

On 3 legs, Hobbes was as rough and tumble as the next guy. Soon, this little terrier will be running about on 3 legs plus a brand new 3-D prosthetic limb, thanks to a group of scholars at UC Davis and a Sacramento library.

03/04/2015

Rob Jones, a Marine veteran and double amputee, rode his bicycle through San Francisco as part of a nationwide ride on March 25, 2014. (CBS)

Veteran, Amputee On Nationwide Bike Ride Makes Bay Area Stop

A Marine who lost both legs fighting in Afghanistan made a stop in the Bay Area on Tuesday, as part of a nationwide bike ride for charity.

03/25/2014

Marine Staff Sgt. Jason Ross returned to Granada High School in Livermore on April 25, 2013. Ross loss both of his legs during an explosion in Afghanistan in 2011. (CBS)

Livermore Marine Injured In Afghanistan Gets Hero’s Welcome

Marine Staff Sgt. Jason Ross returned to a hero’s welcome in Livermore, two years after losing both of his legs in Afghanistan.

04/25/2013

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Double Amputee Vietnam Vet Injured In Hayward Arson Fire

A double amputee was hospitalized after a fire at a home in unincorporated Hayward Thursday night that is being treated as an arson case, an Alameda County deputy fire chief said Friday.

05/04/2012