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By Akasha Spino-Bybee
For The Sentinel 

Track Chair recipients still finding lives changed by Goldendale's gifts


After suffering major bodily injuries while fighting in Afghanistan, causing tremendous difficulty while carrying out everyday activities and tasks (such as trimming the hedges of their lawns or taking out the garbage), two veterans were grateful to receive the gift of a lifetime right here in Goldendale—the gift of mobility.

In July of last year, Aaron Boyle and MarkDaniel Brasel were honored at a dinner hosted at the Goldendale Grange Hall, where they received motorized, all-terrain wheelchairs called Track Chairs.

The Track Chairs were distributed by Kraig Holdahl, employee of the Track Chair Company. He told the crowd that it was an honor to bring the chairs to the veterans, althoug...

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