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
Happy Wednesday! 2,750 wheelchairs arrived this week: 550 in Ecuador, 550 in Peru and 1,650 in Vietnam.
Disability Stats for Ecuador
- 14% of the population lives with some type of disability… 48 more words
Greetings , and Happy Friday!
Freedom is defined as living without physical restraints and is something we desire for each of our recipients. We want them to have freedom from the despair of living without mobility and freedom to live their lives to the fullest. 217 more words
In this fourth and final installment of my interview with Free Wheelchair Mission President and Founder Don Schoendorfer, Don talks about giving up his career for a vocation, what it means to surrender, and how FWM is finding new ways to fulfill its established mission of providing “the transforming gift of mobility” around the world. 242 more words
We are inundated in the media 24/7 with horror stories – with news programming, features, and headlines that overwhelmingly emphasize the bad news in day-to-day human experience. 480 more words