Archive for October, 2007
nbsp;GreenvilleOnline.com has a short clip of Salee’s departure.
One works in literacy training, another to prevent child abuse. A third cares for her ailing grandparents.
With day jobs like those, you’d think they’d spend their free time unwinding at the spa. Instead, these women put their heads together to help a war-injured child in Iraq.
The result is new prosthetic legs for Salee Allawe, a 10-year-old Iraqi girl who lost both limbs below the knee in an air strike last fall. (more…)
There’s an elevator at Falls Park but Salee Allawe is determined to take the stairs from Main Street down to the bridge over the Reedy River.
“I want to do it,” the plucky 10-year-old Iraqi girl announces.
And so she does, carefully placing her right prosthetic leg on a step and then her left, using bubble gum pink forearm crutches for support. (more…)