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Physical therapist Samantha Klepper is pleased with progress made by stroke patient Thomas Howard as he exercises on a NUSTEP machine during physical therapy at Integris Health Edmond on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. Howard was the first patient at the hospital after it opened in October. This is a cardiovascular strengthening exercise and it also assists improve the range of motion in in his hand and forearm.   Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman