Matt Ficarra has been paralyzed from the chest down since an accident three years ago, but that didn't stop him from walking down the aisle at his wedding.
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Ficarra was able to stand and walk during the wedding ceremony in suburban Syracuse, N.Y., on Saturday with the help of a battery-powered robotic exoskeleton called an Ekso.
He told the Syracuse Post-Standard newspaper he's been driving to a rehabilitation centre in Allentown, Pa.,, weekly since April to practise walking with the apparatus.
Ficarra has been paralyzed since he broke his neck in a boating accident in 2011. He married Jordan Basile Saturday in the ballroom of the Doubletree Hotel in DeWitt.
The couple leaves Monday for a honeymoon in Jamaica.