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Alexis J.

Mar 7, 2016 No Comments ›› admin

33 yr. old Alexis lost her apartment when the building burned down on Feb. 22, 2015. After losing her job, she had been living on park benches in Mackay Park and in an out of shelters for over a year. Then the Center for Food Action got her an apartment beginning March 1, and she reached ...

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Angela F.

Feb 14, 2016 No Comments ›› admin

Angela has a 23 cm x 13 cm bed sore, akin to the size of a leg of lamb, on her backside after being poorly handled in a rehab facility. During Hurricane Sandy, Angela fell and seriously injured her leg. She and her husband, John, suffered severe damage to their home in the storm, and ...

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Peter P.

Feb 14, 2016 No Comments ›› admin

Due to a misdiagnosis of Lymes disease in the 80's, Peter slowly lost many of his faculties. Two spinal operations and a brain operation left him semi paralyzed. He has no use of his right side, arm, or leg and limited use of his left side. Peter currently lives in a nursing home because of ...

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Makayla’s Van

Jan 15, 2016 No Comments ›› admin

6 year-old Makayla, from Fair Lawn, NJ, was born with microcephaly (small head) and lissencephaly (small brain). Adding to these conditions are cerebral palsy, seizure disorders, failure to thrive and optic dysplasia. Makayla’s been through numerous surgeries and procedures (including a gastric feeding tube since she cannot swallow food or liquid), MRIs, CAT scans, EEGs, and three Fundoplication ...

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