Sailboats Boston Harbor

Making an Impossible Dream Possible for Patients With Disabilities - Hospitals & Health Networks

When someone suffers a spinal cord injury or illness that requires use of a wheelchair, it can be hard to adjust to the limitations of one’s new life. The sailboat is housed with an organization called Shake-A-Leg, an adaptive community sailing group based in Miami and had traveled to Boston from Florida. Heather Wood, coordinator for the Greater Boston Chapter of the United Spinal Association and herself a user of a wheelchair, says that often, “a chair becomes a big obstacle” for someone with a spinal cord injury, “when really it’s only a mental... So when David Storto, president of the Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, got a call from the owners of the Charlestown Marina in Boston, letting him know that a wheelchair-accessible catamaran named the Impossible Dream was going to be docking at... Source:

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Boston Harbor
A rainy night.
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Sailboat in Boston Harbor
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A sailboat in Boston Harbor, seen from the ferry back from Spectacle Island. (dsc02603)
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