April 08, 2017
“These people here, god bless them,” Rickley said. “They turned around and building me a ramp so I can get in and out, which i needed very much, and they're fixing a few other things around the house.”MAGNOLIA, Texas - From cleaning up the yard to construction work, a community has rallied behind a veteran in need.
Kenneth Rickley served in Vietnam. Recently, he broke a leg and a hip, and relies on a wheelchair.
Earlier this week, Rickley faced another yet another issue.
“They sent us out here on a call because a man's car broke down in front of his house,” Richard Wible, of S and B Towing, said. “We get out here and find out the man is handicapped and stuck in his Suburban.”
Wible helped Rickley out, but when Wible got Rickley home, he noticed something very wrong.
Wible said, “(We) said, ‘Kenneth, how do you get into the house?’ He said, ‘I get down on the ground, I crawl up the steps, and I crawl into my house to my wheelchair.’”
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