Btw can someone please explain me the last sentence though. What's that about playstation has no hand control, Isn't that what Playstations are supposed to have?
It could have been anyone's backyard, Easter weekend, a child's birthday party and the children gathered around to play a game of basketball. Terry Vo had the ball and, as he'd done in so many other games, decided to slam dunk it. He jumped and grabbed onto the basketball hoop, which was just there, just above the garage, but as he hung on, the brick wall it was attached to gave way.
You said to me when we first met that you felt lucky, that it could have been much worse.
TERRY VO: I was lucky that my friends didn't get hurt and it didn't chop my head off.
TARA BROWN: But to everyone else, Terry Vo was the unluckiest kid in the world, slicing off both hands and his left foot.
From a distance, three kids doing what so many young Australians do on a Sunday afternoon. But what makes this remarkable is that one of the kids is Terry Vo, shooting hoops, catching and running almost as well as any 10-year-old.
DR ROBERT LOVE: Terry's doing very well. Terry already has a near-complete return of sensation in the actual palms of both hands.
TARA BROWN: And with his fingers?
DR ROBERT LOVE: Towards the tip of the fingers, he's returning the sensation there so that, again, he can determine hot from cold, sharp from dull and the light touch is again returning there.
TARA BROWN: Twice a week he meets with occupational therapist Angela Chew.
ANGELA CHEW: For Terry, we try to look at his everyday life, so things like going to school, just participating at home, being able to eat, being able to dress himself, and now we're getting down to the nitty gritty like his shoelaces and his buttons, the more difficult fine tasks that he needs to be able to do. He's done well, but it's taken a lot of patience and hard work on his part.
TARA BROWN: When Terry first came out of surgery, unsure he'd ever be able to use his hands or walk again, his family set him a challenge — to be the ring bearer at his uncle's wedding. Four weeks ago, Trung and Bin married and Terry was there doing his part and despite the effort, making it look easy. But that's Terry Vo's style, hard work hidden behind lots of smiles.
Should people feel sorry for you?
TERRY VO: Ah, they don't have to if they don't want to, but people should care for other people. But I made this progress and I made it back to the normal life.
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