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Mark Pollock is helped by his assistant as he walks using the Ekso Bionics robotic exoskeleton at Trinity College in Dublin.

Mark Pollock is the first blind person to race to the South Pole. Image: Peter Macdiarmid for the Mark Pollock Trust

Ewan Thomson
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Over 5 million people in the US live with some form of paralysis. Image: Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation/Infogram

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