Ben Parkinson wearing an oxygen mask during new medical treatment
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Learning to walk again with the help of oxygen

Eight years ago, a Taliban bomb in Afghanistan seriously injured Lance Bombardier Ben Parkinson, leaving him without both legs and putting him in a coma for four months.

Now after pioneering treatment, involving breathing pure oxygen, Ben is learning to walk again.

The BBC's Robert Hall went to speak to him.

  • 16 Feb 2015
  • From the section UK
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