Saturday, February 16, 2008

Caregiving: disabled Iraqi children get wheelchairs

Where is the love? … Well, a whole lot of it is in the people and the hearts behind this story.


Story Highlights

·     Wheelchair distribution was the vision of American contractor Brad Blauser

·     Humanitarian group brings the kids to a safe area so they can get the wheelchairs

·     Wheelchairs are made by prisoners in South Dakota,  delivered by U. S. military


Disabled Iraqi children

 get wheelchairs, big smiles


“We've got so many children out in the city that the ones who can get around are following their friends by dragging themselves around on the ground, which is heartbreaking to see," …


Caregivingly Yours, J Patrick Leer


  1. I couldn't watch the video... to close to my heart........

    I wasn't aware of this program until now. The kids deserve to have their own wheels and independence. I know they see it as a miracle!

    Thanks for passing on the info!

  2. that is love played out as a verb; aweseome!!!!!!!!! thanks Patrick for posting this; I would have missed reading about it

    put a smile on my face this morning reading about this :)

    enjoy the day


  3. (((((((((((((((((((HUGSTOYOU))))))))))))))Thank you for sharing you wonderful storys.Have a good Sat.


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