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"This is a really modern family! A paralyzed English dad was able to walk his daughter down the aisle — with the help of a high-tech robot suit. Chris Palmer, 55, proved doctors who told him he would never walk again wrong when he strutted down the aisle hand-in-hand with his daughter, Heather, over the weekend. Touching photos show Palmer strapped into a $130,000 robotic suit called Rex, which powered his legs and allowed him to stand upright for the first time in four years. “It’s wonderful I can do this,” Palmer told The Mirror. “It’s fulfilling something that dads do.” He was diagnosed with an aggressive cancer in 2012 that affected his ability to walk. “When I lay in the hospital after the operation, one of the first things I thought about was my daughter’s wedding and how I wasn’t going to be able to walk her down the aisle,” he said. But then he discovered Rex Bionics, a company that", nypost.com
"A father left paralyzed by a battle with cancer was determined not to let his diagnosis get in the way of his dream of walking his daughter down the aisle on her wedding day — so he used a robotic walking machine to make it happen, according to the...", www.theblaze.com