Double amputee gets travel help to access therapy

Double amputee Rickford McKenzie has received monetary assistance to offset the transportation expenses from his Grove, East Bank Demerara home to the Ptolemy Reid Rehabilitation Centre in the city for therapy.

Administrator of the centre Cynthia Massay told Stabroek News that after reading an article on the man’s condition, London-based Guyanese Edward Murray delivered a cheque for £150.

She said Murray has been assisting the centre for over ten years. McKenzie lost his legs to diabetes in 2010 and February of this year. Because of his disability he was unable to work and his wife was in a similar position …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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