"Somewhere down the road, it will benefit me and I hope it will benefit a lot of other people as well," Mr. Vawter said about the research at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.
Bionic leg set for strenuous test →
"Everything went great," said Mr. Vawter at the event’s end at the skyscraper formerly known as the Sears Tower. "The prosthetic leg did its part, and I did my part."
American Scene: Man with bionic right leg
climbs Chicago skyscraper →