Mom wishes for new wheelchair for her daughter

 

Jamiela Kersellius hopes for a lighter stroller or wheelchair that her daughter will be able to grow with.

BY JENNA FARMER

jfarmer@MiamiHerald.com

Even though Atiriis Greene has a typical 7-year-old's Christmas wish for a Sony PSP, her struggle with cerebral palsy is very atypical, so her mother is in need of something a little more practical this holiday season.

''Atiriis has already grown out of her wheelchair, and it will take another two years before Medicaid will pay for another one,'' said Atiriis' mother, Jamiela Kersellius. ''The wheelchair she has now is so heavy, and I need something that will grow with her.''..

 

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