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Robotic Device Helps Man Who Uses Wheelchair Stand at His Wedding


The future is here:

A special robotic device helped a man who normally uses a wheelchair stand next to his bride at the altar on Saturday.

Annetta Bryant, the bride who helped Steve Jabari recover after a brain aneurysm six years ago affected his speech and mobility, called it “the most overwhelmingly exciting moment of [her] entire life,” according to ABC News affiliate KGO-TV.

The Tek Robotic Mobilization Device, made by Tek Robotics, lifts the user from underneath when standing so Jabari would not need to use any muscles to move.

Bryant told KGO-TV she “almost fainted” when the couple got the device because they had wanted it ever since it was prototyped a few years ago.

Full Story at My Central Oregon

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