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Michael Hart, Grand Forks, lost his left leg when he was struck by a vehicle as he was retrieving an item that had fallen out of the back of his pickup on DeMers Ave. last October. Herald photo by John Stennes.

'Everything has changed': Grand Forks crash victim deals with amputated leg

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These are tough days for Michael Hart.

"What everybody takes for granted: brushing your teeth, going to the bathroom, taking showers, getting dressed, making toast -- everything has changed," he said.


Hart, 37, is coping with the loss of his left leg, which was amputated just below the knee after he was hit by an alleged drunk driver this fall in Grand Forks.

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