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Video: A wheelchair's incredible journey

Emergency Rehabilitation
Jordan Syria

A wheelchair can truly change someone's life. Every day our supporters make that happen through their generosity. Walid's wheelchair is just one of over 41,000 mobility aids distributed by our teams to injured and disabled people affected by the conflict in Syria.

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Date published: 12/03/15

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