Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Fla. college turns academics into business venture

Boing, Boing, Boing... A college kid develops a bouncy vehicle for his father's heel chair so he can enjoy the beach and see sailboats up close again. From the AP story: "When Travis Watkins was asked a few years ago to devise a college engineering project that would help people with disabilities, the first person who came to mind was his father, who once cherished walks along the beach. The deadly illness known as Lou Gehrig's disease has left his father in a wheelchair..."

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