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CNN Hero Shows What Wheelchairs Mean to Those Who Lack Them in Mexico

World Access Project
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September 20, 2015
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CNN Hero Richard St. Denis (CNN)

Hundreds of thousands of people throughout the world are born with, or incur disabilities, that take away their mobility. Many of them don't have the resources to buy a wheelchair, walker or crutches, and are stuck in their house. Their 'world' is limited to the four walls of a bedroom.

Since 2008, Richard St. Denis and his nonprofit, World Access Project, have provided hundreds of wheelchairs and mobility aids to people living with disabilities in rural Mexico. St. Denis and his group also teach recipients how to use their chairs and maximize their quality of life.

For more about World Access Project, visit WorldAccessProject.org

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