Daily Archives: April 17, 2015
Monica Kamal of McFarland and Tina McFadden of Cottage Grove are two of the brightest, cheerful and animated people you could ever want to meet. Their joy in living is obvious and contagious. When first meeting them, you might wonder just what fuels their enthusiasm for life and gives them their deep sense of happiness.
With substantial backgrounds in higher education and professional careers, you might conclude that their disciplined involvement in the world answers the question of how they came to be so content and full of life.
CHAD Graham’s left hand, you notice, is strapped onto the steering wheel of his customised buggy.
Not around the wheel. Onto it.
“My fingers and hand, they can’t really grip anything,’’ he explains. “So I’m strapped on and steer with my wrist.
“Then, because I can’t operate the brake or accelerator pedals either, my right hand is tied into the top of this gearstick.”