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Colombia: The bravery of Holmes, victim of an explosive device

11-04-2014 Feature

Losing a foot to an explosive device could have shattered the dreams of Holmes, a young man from Caquetá department in southern Colombia. But today he’s studying at university and making a go of his life. In 2013, 14,000 people like him in Colombia regained their mobility thanks to physical-rehabilitation services provided by the ICRC.