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New prostetic leg
Gerald Hanna SIOUX FALLS, SD
In 2001 a friend and myself were walking down the sidewalk on our way to the store. We were suddenly hit by a drunk driver that had jumped the curb and lost control of the vehicle. A good friend was killed and I was pinned against a retaining wall. Due to the severity of the injuries I lost my right leg, shatterd my pelvis, and my other leg was crushed.
The driver of the vehicle was arrested and eventually sent to prison but the court advised that I would be responsible for all medical bills since the driver had no insurance or a license.
Well after that I went into a depression and my life was a downward spiral. I spent several years in a state of mind that I just wanted to run away or just not think about life. I just did not care about anything.
In the last year I have been working on reversing that type of thinking and I am moving past the guilt and trying to get my life back in order and contribute to society.
I have since enrolled in school to get my GED and I have been getting some therapy to help me move past the accident. I have a prosthetic that I have used for the last eleven years but it has outserved its purpose. I can no longer use it for prolonged periods of time as it becomes exruciating painful. Because of the pain I can longer work full time as a chef because I can not be on my feet for very long.
I do not qualify for any type of help as I am deemed capable of being productive even though I am essentially disabled with a prosthetic that was only suppose to be temporary structure.
I am trying so hard to do something with my life and I want to further my education and go to college so I can make a difference in this world. This is where I need help. I am desperate and need a new prostethic as I can no longer go on with the one I have been using. I can not afford this on part time pay and I do not qualify for assistance to get a new one.
I am asking all of you for your help. I have no other avenues but to ask for the publics help. Even if it is a small donation, it is one more step closer to being able to walk without pain and being able to contribute to my fullest abilities. Please help me!
thank you have a great day.
after all the promoting I am closing this, I am scheduled on the 20th to get a new leg thank you all.
been working on this a few years, not to my goal but still keeping on keeping on.
gotta keep it up yall lets forward some links.
we got some more donations coming in everyday we are at 1915.00 keep it goping yall keep spreading the word. we can do this
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