Friday, January 6, 2017

From @FWMission ...Friday Story: "Newfound Freedom"

Founded in 2001, Free Wheelchair Mission is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to providing wheelchairs for the impoverished disabled in developing nations. Headquartered in Irvine, California, FWM works around the world in partnership with a vast network of humanitarian, faith-based and government organizations, sending wheelchairs to hundreds of thousands of disabled people, providing not only the gift of mobility, but of dignity, independence, and hope.

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Friday Story: "Newfound Freedom"

Happy new year! I hope that you had a wonderful holiday season.

Have you made any new year’s resolutions? Many people do, as self-improvement is something we all aspire to. In southern Vietnam, a woman named Truong has always strived to do the best that she could for the sake of her loved ones.

Truong has lived with a disability for most of her life, ever since contracting polio as a little girl. A single mom to an adult son and daughter– she never married because she didn’t want to be a burden to anyone– Truong desired to be independent and worked as a tailor to earn a living ...

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