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What Didn’t Kill Her Made Her Stronger

Tampa Bay Times

She can text, drive, and apply makeup just fine without her fingers and toes, so the question is: Will 22-year-old Tisa Berset put in the time and effort to learn to use her expensive iLimb Digits custom-fitted artificial hand? The Tampa Bay Timesintroduces readers to a spunky young woman who has made great strides after being struck by a form of arthritis that almost killed her.

Originally founded in December 2006 as an independent grassroots publication dedicated to coverage of health issues in Florida, Health News Florida was acquired by WUSF Public Media in September 2012.