Bone is tough stuff. Bones from both man and beast have been used by primitive cultures for thousands of years for tools because of the density and high-impact tolerance of bone. Martial artists, using their bare hands, can break through slabs of wood and concrete with the proper use of their bones. In fact, many people forget that while we may be able to theoretically live without them, perhaps as some blobby, vegetative mass, it is solely because of our bone structure that we are able to move, run, play and build. At times we take these bones for granted.

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