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Cover Story - March 11, 2011

Changing lives

Rotarians deliver hope and independence along with wheelchairs

by Dolores Fox Ciardelli

When Bob Athenour visits Tulancingo, Mexico, he always heads to the plaza for a shoeshine. Athenour, a former Spanish teacher at Amador Valley High, founded the Pleasanton-Tulancingo sister-city program in 1984, and when Pleasanton Rotary started wheelchair distribution in Latin America, he helped kick off the program with his sister-city connections.

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--Wheelchair Foundation