Medicine: Handicap Winner

"I lead an ordinary life doing ordinary things," said the short, sandy-haired woman waiting to be called as an honored guest to the platform in Washington's resplendent Departmental Auditorium last week. "I'm just doing what other people are doing." Dr. Anne Carlsen, 43, was right in a way. She just does "what other people are doing," but with a difference: she does it with no arms, and with artificial legs. The President's Committee on Employment of the Physically Handicapped could have found no more logical recipient for its annual trophy award to the...

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