LONDON (WKOW) -- A woman who was told she would never walk again has
completed the London Marathon with the help of a "bionic"
A horse-riding accident five years ago
paralyzed Claire Lomas from the waist down. Since the London Marathon
started two weeks ago, she's been walking about two miles a day.
She's the first person to complete any marathon using a robotic rewalk
suit. Lomas says it was quite a
"The pavement has been quite difficult and the slopes,
the erosion all adds to it," Lomas said. "Whereas
like, when you're in the clinic environment, you're on a wooden flat surface."
Lomas raised tens of thousands of dollars for a spinal research charity.
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