Gift of wheelchair leaves Fort Oglethorpe woman speechless

Gift of wheelchair leaves Fort Oglethorpe woman speechless

August 17th, 2012 by WRCB-TV Channel 3 in Local - Breaking News

Reeann Phillips

Photo by WRCB-TV Channel 3 /Times Free Press.

FORT OGLETHORPE, GA -- The gift of a wheelchair was more than just a huge surprise for a North Georgia woman living with spina bifida. The first properly working wheelchair Reeann Phillips has had in years means her disease will no longer affect how much she can get around.

Left struggling for words, Reeann simply said, "I love it."

But don't let Phillips' reserved reaction fool you. Caretakers say that's the first time she's been caught speechless.

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