Losing his legs to a landmine changed professor’s life


SUMMARY: When the landmine exploded under his Toyota Landcruiser, Ken Rutherford was temporarily blinded. Then he glanced on the floor of the vehicle and saw a dangling foot. It was his. Blood was everywhere. The date was December 16, 1993. The place: war-torn Somalia, where he was on a humanitarian mission on a brutally hot morning. Engaged to be married, Rutherford had no idea if he would live. He was 31 years old.

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Published: Thursday, November 14, 2019

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 13, 2020

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