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Wheelchairs break often and take a long time to fix, leaving millions stranded

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Editor's note: Due to a scheduling change, this segment did not air on May 16 as planned. 

Wheelchairs in the U.S. tend to break often and can take weeks or months to fix.

WBUR's Gabrielle Emanuel tells us why repairs take so long and how it's impacting the millions of Americans who depend on them.

Gabrielle Emanuel Senior Health and Science Reporter
Gabrielle Emanuel is a senior health and science reporter for WBUR.



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