David became a paraplegic after a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan. He’s now walking again | 7.30

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In 2012, an attack by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan almost killed David Savage and left him unable to walk — but he refused to accept his fate. This story by Dylan Welch from ABC Investigations.

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