PET MO-Columbia update 7-19-16
PET is a protest group!
PETs in University of Missouri parade
I uphold the right of any individual or group to peacefully protest actions they see as injustice. Barbara and I were proud of our son when he went to the nation’s capital to protest the Vietnam War, which we also opposed. Peaceful protest is at the core of our rights as citizens of the USA. Peaceful protests have brought about justice and fair play about many issues over many years. Continue reading
PET MO-Columbia update 7-14-16
I’ve opened thousands of donation letters, and have so often been impressed by notes from those who specifically mention that they give out of gratitude. Sometimes it is out of gratitude for the friendship of an individual, a gift honoring them. Sometimes it is out of gratitude for a special and unexpected good fortune. Sometimes it is out of gratitude for living in a country with such abundance of wealth and services. Here are a few examples: Continue reading
This is the PET cart which Dr. Camp authorized for me and was donated through Scott Ledford.
Xavier Fernando Doran, a 51 year old man from La Ceiba who contacted poliomyelitis when he was only months old and has been crippled ever since.
About 5 years ago he received his first PET cart and used it every day to sell vegetables, lacteos and tilapia fish around the bus station. The old PET cart became worn out and he asked for another one. Continue reading
Enclosed photos of a PET cart adapted to paraplegic patient’s needs to access a donated toilet. The toilet door built at the same height as the PET seat so he could manage by himself to slide backwards into the toilet to use the
squat basin. Regards.