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LeTourneau students help develop wheelchairs for disabled people in Kenya

LeTourneau students help develop wheelchairs for disabled people in Kenya
KEVIN GREEN
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Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 8:14am

A group of LeTourneau University students left Wednesday for Kenya on a mission to help make the road of life a little smoother for people with mobility issues.

Four students in the Wheels Project, led by Professor Karen Rispin and physical therapist Kirs Rieling, will conduct research on wheelchair users at a boarding school in Thika.

Accompanying them in his own wheelchair is 11-year-old Longview native Connor Tinsley, who has spina bifida, a condition in which there is an opening in the spinal cord.

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