035 Paraplegic patient

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Title

035 Paraplegic patient

Description

Along was a longstay patient at Gombak. He was paralysed from the waist downwards and used a wheelchair. When the hospital telephone exchange was installed he and Apong, another paraplegic patient, were taught to operate it. They then became members of the hospital staff and received a wage. Until then, they earned a little pocket money by weaving baskets etc to order.

Coverage

Malaysia

Creator

Duguid, Jennifer Cairns

Date

1965

Format

JPG

Identifier

https://commons.keene.edu/s/KSCArchive/item/7103

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-CR/1.0/

Type

StillImage

Provenance

Keene State College

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