Antoinise Augustine, with her 17-month-old son, Samuel, at their North Miami studio apartment. Samuel was born prematurely with microcephaly. He remains on a respirator and is fed through a G-tube. Samuel has outgrown his infant wheelchair, so transporting him has become increasingly difficult. The family is asking for a toddler wheelchair so he can get the help that might make it possible for him to one day attend school.
Antoinise Augustine, with her 17-month-old son, Samuel, at their North Miami studio apartment. Samuel was born prematurely with microcephaly. He remains on a respirator and is fed through a G-tube. Samuel has outgrown his infant wheelchair, so transporting him has become increasingly difficult. The family is asking for a toddler wheelchair so he can get the help that might make it possible for him to one day attend school. Emily Michot emichot@miamiherald.com
Antoinise Augustine, with her 17-month-old son, Samuel, at their North Miami studio apartment. Samuel was born prematurely with microcephaly. He remains on a respirator and is fed through a G-tube. Samuel has outgrown his infant wheelchair, so transporting him has become increasingly difficult. The family is asking for a toddler wheelchair so he can get the help that might make it possible for him to one day attend school. Emily Michot emichot@miamiherald.com

He was a 1-pound preemie. He’s 28 pounds now and he needs a new wheelchair.

December 11, 2017 08:00 AM

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