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Harlem David Ospina, was born on November 14th, 1983 in Fundacion Magdalena. The 4th of May 2008, at the age of 21 years old, during the tactical mission 'Azincourt', in the región of Rio Papaneme located in Uribe, Meta, Ospina triggered a landmine that caused him serious injuries to his legs and body.
In January 2009 UFC offers Harlem his first medical care treatment, the accident resulted in the amputation of both hin legs below the knee, but thanks to an agreement with the German company Otto Bock we ere able to help him regain his mobility. The value of treatment was $ 43.5 million pesos.
Harlem has proven to be a young entrepreneur and a trufe fighter. He currently lives in Bogota with his wife and daughter working in a locksmith company. Harlem practice mountaineering, cycling and athletisism. He dreams about completing hin nursing studies, in order to provide a better future for his family.
Was born on November 25th, 1974 in Sapuyes, Nariño. In August 28, 2005, an explosion caused Wilson third degree liquid acid burns. The accident burned his face, neck, chest and upper limbs, loss of eyeballs and partial destruction of hin left ear. UFC linked him to the American Solidarity program so he was able to receive medical care between the years 2006 and 2009 at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota. The value of treatment was 2.7 millions of pesos. During his stay in the United States he learned English and jaws (system program for the blind),
Wilson is a case of effort and self-improvement, now he is studying modern languages and practicing athleticism, he laso teaches English to a girl whose parents have visual disabilities.
Edwin Fabian Matiz, was born the 6th of November, 1992 in Quipama, Boyacá. On September 15th 2005, Edwin found a metal tube, took it with him back home, and when he manipulated it exploded, causing the amputation of his left hand, multiple burns and sprinters in his body. In 2007 UFC gave him his first medical care. Since then he has received prosthetic maintenance 3 opportunities. The value of hin treatment was $ 21.7 million pesos.
Edwin is a young man who has had a successful rehabilitation, he practices paracycling and is very committed, thanks to hin progress he has participated in various competitions both national, and international. For Edwin sport has become the main tool for rehabilitation, he trains himself daily to be the best in his category.
Bladimir Guacarí, was born on October 10 of 1995 in Bogota city. On March 27 of 2010, in Villavicencio-Meta, the soldier was wounded by a gun while conducting a military operation. On December of 2010, Bladimir arrives to the United States where he received Medical care at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester-Minnesota, place where was controlled the hip infection, they also replaced him the head of the femur of the affected leg and finally he was treated at the Department Plastic Surgery to improve forearm scar. After several months of performing therapy to regain strength and mobility of the leg, Bladimir walked again.
On August 12 of 2011, the Guacari Soldier went back to Colombia to remain part of the Army. In 2011 UFC gave his first medical care and to date the price of his treatment has been of COP 827'000 .000.