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The subject of this article:

  • is not mentioned in the Forrest Gump novel canon (including Gump & Co.)
  • exists in the Forrest Gump film canon

Forrest Gump is fitted with leg braces in early childhood. His legs are healthy, but his back is "crooked like a question mark" according to his mother, or "crooked as a politician" according to his doctor.