“I had a pretty severe accident at work...”

Jack Richmond works for a company that designs and tests prosthetic limbs.

He is also an amputee himself. Jack lost his leg in 1987.

At StoryCorps in Knoxville, he told his daughter, Reagan, how it happened.

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After losing his leg, Jack became a marathon runner. He ran the Boston Marathon in 2001.

Recorded in Knoxville, Tennessee
Music Info: "Dance of the Peacock Phantom" by Fredrik from the Album Origami.
Produced by Michael Garofalo
Facilitated by Jorge Rios
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