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Paralyzed by a stroke, Henry Evans uses a telepresence robot to take the stage — and show how new robotics, tweaked and personalized by a group called Robots for Humanity, help him live his life. He shows off a nimble little quadrotor drone, created by a team led by Chad Jenkins, that gives him the ability to navigate space — to once again look around a garden, stroll a campus
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When Mommy Stopped Driving
When she started to walk haltingly, we were abashed and afraid. She’d never moved around slowly like that before in her life!
When the lab test came back, we were so relieved. It looked like she was going to make it! When she got some of her energy back, we were so happy!
When she started to sit down a lot, we were abashed and afraid.
When she stopped reading everything except the morning paper, we were abashed and afraid. She had always been such a big reader. When she stopped driving, we were abashed and afraid. She had always driven everywhere!
Now she sat in the passenger’s seat.
When she stopped reading the morning paper and we’d read to her, we longed to see her with The New York Times, in hand.
It took her forever just to make herself breakfast.
Shabbos May 30th:
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