With hand and heart

United States, 1960

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Story of a Korean amputee, hopelessly depressed after losing his arms in the Korean War and fully dependent upon his family; his rehabilitation after he enters the Amputee Centre in Taejon, sponsored and financed by the American Church World Service, where he is given artificial arms and therapy leading to restoration of faith in himself. Finally he attends the Rural Institute where he is taught improved farming techniques.


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United States Information Service (Seoul, Korea)



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United States
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Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Korean War, 1950-1953

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Soldiers

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → War victims

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Rehabilitation

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Amputees

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Rehabilitation

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States




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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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