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Posted in Evolved and Rational by Skepdude on October 9, 2008

As much as theistards may hope for a miracle, praying for a limb will not cause the limb to magically miraculously regrow. Thankfully, there is this thing called science that actually does help people:

Karl Merk, a German dairy farmer whose arms had been amputated after an accident, said he felt like a “whole man” again as he spoke for the first time since the operation in July.

“The feeling is indescribable. Every day I gain more mobility,” said Mr Merk as he showed off the arms, which are being supported by a special “corset” while the healing continues.

Six years ago Mr Merk lost his arms in a farm maize threshing machine. Found by a colleague as he lay bleeding to death, he screamed: “Kill me, kill me!” But the man saved his life instead.

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