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BOSTON —A professional dancer who lost part of her leg in the Boston Marathon danced publicly Wednesday for the first time.

Adrianne Haslet-Davis, 33, performed with the help of an MIT professor and a specially designed prosthetic at the annual TED Conference.

Wearing a white, sparkling short dress, Haslet-Davis showed off her new high-tech prosthetic leg as she twirled across the floor with dance partner Christian Lightner to a shortened version of “Ring My Bells” by Enrique Iglesias.

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Adrianne Haslet-Davis talks about returning to dance and how her prosthetic leg made in possible in the video above.