December 23, 2017
“God gave me the biggest blessing I could ever ask for,” he said. The Ayala name is still going on. You know, it doesn't stop with me.”WESLACO, TEXAS - Mowing the lawn under 80-degree December weather would seem like a breeze. Not so fast. What may look like a simple chore for Rene Ayala is much more.
“I like to face adversity and hit it head on,” he said. “You’re not going to tell me I can’t do it.”
The 45-year-old Weslaco resident is often seen on his 10-acre property pulling, rather than pushing, a lawnmower.
Ayala said he’s never asked strangers for help. Even after losing his limbs and suffering severe burns in an apartment fire 22 years ago.
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