TITLE

Wheels of Change

AUTHOR(S)
Carney, Mary Lou
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Guideposts;Sep2009, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on Kenneth Behring, a successful businessman from California, and the charity work being carried out by him. According to Behring, he was prosperous but longed to find that one thing he could do to make the world a better place. It mentions that Behring created the Wheelchair Foundation, which is committed to giving a wheelchair to every man, woman and child in the world who needs one but can't afford it.
ACCESSION #
43976293

 

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