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The SCOOTER Store Donates Power Wheelchair, Giving New Parents Chance to Be an Active Family
Date:9/2/2008

Gift of Mobility Allows Local Man with Cerebral Palsy to Enjoy Time with Wife and New Son

HARTWELL, Ga., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "It's a boy!" were the happy words marking the arrival of little Christopher Sokol. His proud parents, Gene and Tammy Sokol, were thrilled and excited at the birth of their first child, but they anticipated challenges because Mr. Sokol has limited mobility from cerebral palsy. Things just became a lot easier for them, thanks to a donated power wheelchair by The SCOOTER Store. Now, Mr. Sokol, 45, happily helps his wife chase after their 2-year-old toddler.

Patrick Frey, Mobility Manager of The SCOOTER Store's Atlanta Distribution Center, delivered the power wheelchair to Mr. Sokol today under its "Gift of Mobility" program. The program provides mobility equipment and assistance to those who do not have the resources to purchase power wheelchairs and scooters.

The SCOOTER Store received a call from Mr. Sokol's sister-in-law, Teresa Simpson. She heard a radio program celebrating The SCOOTER Store's "Gift of Mobility" program and crediting it with improving the quality of life for many. She instantly thought of the Sokols, who "badly need a power wheelchair" but lack insurance coverage. When she called The SCOOTER Store and described the "hard working, educated and busy family," she was delighted to learn they were candidates for a donation.

The Sokols--who both have cerebral palsy, although Mrs. Sokol's mobility is less affected--married nine years ago and, thinking they could not have children, bought a home in a retirement community. They received the happiest surprise of their lives when they discovered the pregnancy two years ago. Since then, Christopher has brought many changes, including a move out of the retirement community.

The Sokols love their family time, but even a trip to the grocery store takes great effort. Ms. Simpson has watched her sister "lift the heavy manual wheelchair
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