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Help Me Regain My Independence
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Hi! My name is Andrea. I have a disability called Osteogenesis Imperfecta (brittle bones). Having OI causes me to rely on a wheelchair all the time.

Last June, I graduated college with an Associates Degree in Graphic Design. I'm working on getting my career as a graphic design artist/freelance photographer started. The photography part has been put on hold due to my wheelchairs having technical issues. That's what I'm raising money for.

Two weeks ago I found out that my secondary insurance never even approved me getting this wheelchair. That means unless I can convince them otherwise they won't pay their 20% for any repairs on my chair. I have multiple parts that need repair. The most important one is going to be $350ish out of pocket, and then new batteries are $440. Then my seat elevator that is also broken is going to be $3000 to replace.

I would like to have my chair fixed by this summer so I can be as independent as I can. And with the good weather coming up there will be lots of people looking to get their family photos done. Also I'm going on a real vacation for the first time ever in my 25 years.

Getting you're help would mean so much to me. If you don't have money to give that's ok, you can share my story.

Visit: gofund.me/d4s3zzpk
16 views Apr 19, 2016
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