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RIPPLES OF RELIEF

At Free Wheelchair Mission, we always say the gift of one wheelchair can improve many lives. This is partly because families work as a unit.  In developing countries, if one family member can’t work due to a disability, another family member usually has to stay home to care for them.  305 more words

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MIRACLE ON THE ROAD TO MAAMBA

I am humbled every day from the stories we receive from the field. This week’s story is about a young man named John Chimbuvu from Maamba, Zambia. 256 more words

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Friday Story: The Smell of the Sun

Occasionally we receive a story from the field directly from the recipient and I found the story of Yang Bao very compelling. So many of our wheelchair recipients live life from a backroom feeling depressed and even useless. 356 more words

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Friday Story: Something New for Jazmin

Greetings , and Happy Friday!

There are so many life-changing aspects that come with the gift of a wheelchair; being able to help with daily chores, going to school and getting to be a part of the community are just a few. 272 more words

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Seventeen Years Ago, Plus or Minus a Day

February 17, 1998. A Tuesday night. Or did it happen just after midnight, making it February 18? I don’t know. The medical records document every IV started, every vial of blood collected, every consent signed. 507 more words

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There was a girl I knew once. She was fourteen years old last time we saw each other. Her quick smile revealed lavender and pink rubber bands on her braces, I remember, and you got the impression she was like every other bubbly blonde on every other high school campus. 488 more words

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Friday Story: Tremendous Thanks

Greetings , and Happy Friday!

This time each year I spend time reflecting on the things I am grateful for; my family, friends and all of you who have helped change lives through the gift of mobility. 153 more words

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