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The Ultimate Portrait Painter: Howard Bartner and Forty Years of Medical Illustration
  Drawing 1: Boy on a Tightrope  
   
  Drawing of a teenage boy walking a tightrope  
     
  Bartner's drawing of a teenage boy walking a tightrope shows how the body's sensory organs work together with bones and muscle to maintain balance, keeping the boy from falling off the rope.  
     
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