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Published on March 08, 2016

Device lets partially paralyzed actor walk for 'Richard III'

by Barbara Vitello

Actor/director Michael Patrick Thornton is doing something he hasn't done onstage in 13 years: He's walking.

For the first time since spinal strokes left him partially paralyzed, Thornton -- who uses a wheelchair -- is performing at eye level with his fellow actors as the titular villain in William Shakespeare's "Richard III."

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