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Melissa Stockwell (right) fits a client with her new prosthetic leg Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 in the Scheck and Siress lab at UIC.

Iraq War (2003-2011)
Stockwell, a three-time world champion Paralympic triathlete, works at a prosthetics lab helping fit amputees with artificial limbs. The first female soldier to lose a limb in the Iraq war, she also founded a non-profit, dare2tri paratriathlon club. Brian Cassella, Chicago Tribune
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