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New treatment may offer hope for injured Olympian

An Olympic swimmer is fighting to regain use of her legs.

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, now 41, suffered a devastating spinal injury that was once considered irreversible.

Van Dyken-Rouen posted photos on Instagram from her hospital bed Tuesday. One caption reads: “Doing great today. My room is the most decorated in ICU. Thx for ur thoughts & prayers!”

By Don Dahler, CBS News – June 10, 2014, 7:11 PM
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