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Tiffany Moe of Detroit Lakes, Minn. received a Helix 3-D Hip Joint and computer-controlled C-Leg to help her walk after battling cancer. Carrie Snyder / The Forum

Teen gets new leg and new life


People who know Tiffany Moe best don't notice her new artificial leg as much as her new lifestyle and outlook on life.

Today, the Detroit Lakes 18-year-old is sober, clean, cancer-free -- and happy.

"She's gone from lacking direction and vision for herself, and not having a lot of hope and ambition for her future, to having a lot of enthusiasm about life," said Brad Laabs, recovery school coordinator at Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center. "(She's) really a different person."

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