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The SCOOTER Store Donates Power Wheelchair to California War Hero, a Purple Heart Recipient
Date:11/20/2008

Gift of Mobility Lets Terminally Ill Vietnam Veteran Regain Mobility and Independence

VENTURA, Calif., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Tough odds have never stopped Anthony Radonski. He has survived the rain forests of Vietnam and now battles the 4th stage of lymphoma. Immobility, though, has tested the 60-year-old war hero's spirit like nothing else -- until today when The SCOOTER Store delivered a free power wheelchair to him.

To make the gift, The SCOOTER Store partnered with the ADL Foundation of Arizona (www.adlfoundation.org), a non-profit organization that helps uninsured adults obtain mobility equipment. Mobility Manager Edgar Palacios from the Los Angeles distribution center of The SCOOTER Store delivered the power wheelchair to Mr. Radonski today.

His wife, Kathleen Radonski, proudly looked on as the chair was delivered within weeks after she called The SCOOTER Store for help. She saw their television advertisements and asked for help for her husband who "lacks money and insurance to pay for the chair."

Ms. Radonski believes the power wheelchair will also ease her burden. She is his sole caregiver and "works hard to keep up his morale." Ms. Radonski said her husband was "so frustrated by his dependence and immobility."

Mr. Radonski had always been active, even after surviving a bullet to the hip and shrapnel to his neck and head that he received while fighting in Vietnam's Kontum Province with the 173rd Airborne Brigade. He was awarded a Purple Heart. Mr. Radonski spent the next 20 years working full-time. He then was diagnosed with lymphoma; the disease has aggravated his war injuries so much that he can no longer walk. Confined to his home, he desperately misses getting out of the house and visiting friends. He is "very excited" to have the new power chair and looks forwa
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