Custom Tricycles Give Burst of Freedom to Disabled Kids

Custom Tricycles Give Burst of Freedom to Disabled Kids

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tricycle-riding disabled child- ABC News video clipA retired couple in Michigan believes that every child should have the exalted feeling of riding alone with the wind in their face. So they build custom-made tricycles in their basement for hundreds of small children with disabilities.

It costs about $200 to outfit a standard three-wheeled bike to help stabilize kids with cerebral palsy and other physical challenges.

So far, 900 children now have the joy of riding free, thanks to Gordon & Connie Hankins.

Other physical benefits result, too, when kids are pushing their muscles.

(WATCH the video below from ABC News)

Editor’s Note: I couldn’t find any contact info for the project. UPDATE: Thanks to SERI for sednig the link to their webpage, for those who would like to help these generous grandparents.
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