On Staten Island, a young woman is not letting her serious conditions hold her back from helping those in need, and now the Bronx Bombers have come to help her.
Gregory Richardson, 21, lowered the back of the wheelchair the patient was in and started bouncing it around saying it was “like a roller coaster ride,” Nassau County police Lt. Kevin Smith said.
MacKenzie Maher was born with a brain injury. Doctors determined she had cerebral palsy, and unable to walk, the only way she could get around was to learn how to crawl. The big breakthrough in her ability to walk came when MacKenzie began clinical trials on a machine called the lokomat.
A jury awarded a Connecticut couple $58 million Wednesday after their baby was born with severe injuries in what the couple’s attorneys called the largest medical malpractice verdict in state history.
It’s extraordinary how a simple act of kindness can make a world of difference.