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Roger Ebert gives his new facial prosthesis two thumbs up®
Julie Jordan Brown created a facial prosthesis for film critic, Roger Ebert in collaboration with prosthetist David Rotter. Ebert’s jaw was removed due to cancer and he now lives cancer-free.
Reconstructive surgery was attempted, but unfortunately failed. David and Julie worked together to create a prosthesis that provides support and restores facial contour. Ebert’s prosthesis debuted on his new television program, Roger Ebert Presents At the Movies.
Ebert eloquently describes his experience in his Chicago Sun Times blog: