Trackchair for James Vandenheuvel

My husband James was wounded in Iraq in 2004. He suffered a traumatic brain injury and a severely damaged leg. After a long recovery, he regained to ability to walk, drive, and live a normal life. We were married in 2011, we bought a house, and had our two girls. Then tragedy hit. On Halloween 2015, James had a massive seizure caused by his VP shunt failing. He was put into a medical induced coma and when he woke he was unable to see, walk, or talk. After extensive physical, occupational, speech therapies he has recovered some eye sight and can speak with great difficulty, however, he will never walk again. The Trackchair is all-terrain wheelchair. This chair would give my husband the ability to go outdoors safely again. He is an avid fisherman. He would love to teach our two girls how to fish, go for walks with them and just be outside safely. These chairs are expensive so we are reaching out for help. Thank you for reading...we would appreciate any help we can get.

http://www.fox21online.com/2018/02/18/local-veteran-hopes-new-way-experience-outdoors/

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Organizer

Anna Vandenheuvel 
Organizer
Esko, MN
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