Wednesday, June 20, 2012

"First?" Bilateral Amputee to Ride Ripstick?

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After days of determined effort Joe has realized his goal of getting on that contraption. We hauled them home from China because the price was affordable. The older 2 boys were the first to figure them out. Then when Hope managed to weave her way around the driveway...well you do understand the role of sibling rivalry!
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But if you have any worries about what is possible with 'fake' legs, please don't let that deter you from adopting a child that may need prosthesis. That part of his joining our family has not been the difficult part...
Now teaching him to watch his tongue and be a good future employee?   well.....

4 comments:

  1. I'm just jumping up and down over here. Also just posted this link on FB. I've learned to ride the ripstik - just a little - and it's hard. Go Joe. I officially declare that there's nothing this kid can't do! I can't wait for Wenxin to watch this.

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  2. That is absolutely amazing! I'm calling my boys in to see this right now!

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