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A new Free Wheelchair

September 24, 2009Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Since it's almost feel-good Friday: The Free Wheelchair Mission will begin distributing a resdesigned wheelchair this fall in Peru. This is kind of amazing: It turns out the organization has the wheelchairs it distributes to impoverished disabled people in developing nations manufactured in China for about $60 each (Check out "Ingredients for Mobility" and "Journey of a Wheelchair"). Dr. Don Schoendorfer enlisted the help of college students in re-designing the wheelchair. His ultimate goal: To manufacture...

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