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Mollie Lane carries a shovel-full of snow down the street to a pile while digging her car out in the South Boston neighborhood of Boston. (Charles Krupa/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
Mollie Lane carries a shovel-full of snow down the street to a pile while digging her car out in the South Boston neighborhood of Boston. (Charles Krupa/AP)

Navigating a city with snow on the ground is difficult enough as it is, but what about for mobility impaired residents?

WalkBoston, a nonprofit that makes walking safer and easier in Massachusetts, produced a video about Amy Corcoran Hunt that draws attention to the mobility challenges that poor plowing and shoveling can bring.

Amy has lived in the South End for 19 years, and has been in a wheelchair for five. The video follows Amy as she travels around the city five days after a snowstorm. In only three blocks, she ran into six curbs that were impassable.

Amy says that after storms she's sometimes home-bound for days or even weeks.

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Amy Corcoran Hunt, South Boston resident

This segment aired on January 11, 2018.

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