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Meet Richard
Richard St. Denis and World Access Project have provided hundreds of wheelchairs to people in rural Mexico. Video Video | Update | Backstage Video | Tribute Video
The story behind the Hero
For decades, Richard St. Denis has advocated for Americans with disabilities. But after an eye-opening visit to Mexico, his work shifted south. Full story | Q&A
Get involved
Want to get involved? Check out the World Access Project website and see how to help. Get involved | Support the cause
Exploring the issue
Wheelchairs aren't the only useful medical supplies being discarded in the United States. Full story