Community gives gift of mobility to young West Nile survivor

From ABC 10
January 3, 2018

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – A Carmel Mountain Ranch family is grateful for the gift of mobility after generous donations from the community.

10News shared the Keller’s story back in August when they were in need of modifying their van to make it wheelchair accessible, a $28,000 investment. 

When she was 4-years-old, Jordan Keller was diagnosed with cancer. As she was finishing her fight she was bitten by a mosquito carrying West Nile. The virus hit her immunocompromised body extremely hard, leaving her unable to walk or talk.

As she grew older, traveling became difficult for the family. Jordan’s parents, Jen and Steve, had to lift both Jordan and the 75-pound wheelchair into their van.

Now, they don’t have to.

“To get that phone call to say you don’t have to worry anymore, it’s all going to be taken care of, I mean that was a huge relief,” said Jen.

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