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Spotlight: When Walking Doesn’t Come Easy

Sara Miriam Gross

Life isn’t easy for anyone, but when even walking is difficult, life brings additional challenges — and wisdom. We recently spoke with an eight-year-old girl from Los Angeles named Deena Stolz, whose father walks with the help of crutches.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Mishpacha Junior: Hello. Thank you for speaking with us, Deena. Can you tell us a bit about your father’s disability?

Deena: My father was born with a health problem. It is not serious, but the joints in one leg are very sore, and it limits his use of his leg. As a child, he used to limp. As a teenager, he used a cane to help him walk. Then, about fifteen years ago, when he was an adult and things got harder, he began to use two crutches and an ankle brace.

 

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