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Parents Work Together To Carry Son In Wheelchair Up Three Flights Of Stairs.

A dad carries his wheelchair-bound son up the stairs.

When the elevator in this train station wasn’t working, these incredible parents carried their son and his wheelchair up the stairs. Mason is unable to walk due to a spinal cord injury. Without the aid of his dedicated family members, the broken elevator would have prevented Mason from reaching his destination. However, his incredible parents didn’t give up when they realized the unfortunate situation, but took action instead. Dad hoisted Mason onto his back, while Mom followed behind them with the wheelchair.

Many of us don’t think twice about it when the elevators aren’t working in a public building. Sure, it’s annoying to have to climb a few flights of stairs, but at the end of the day it’s only a minor inconvenience. For those with disabilities, though, it can make the difference between being able to enter and exit a place or staying behind.


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According to Johns Hopkins, 27% of adult Americans are disabled in some way. Rehabilitation physician Stephanie Van, MD, adds that “disability is eventually inevitable for all of us.” She also says that it’s important to educate ourselves on the subject.

“The best way to learn is from the community,” she explained. “That’s the source. They’re living it. That’s the only way to really get a sense for what needs to happen in this movement.”

A dad carries his wheelchair-bound son up the stairs.
Screengrab from TikTok

Mason is fortunate to have caring parents who are willing to carry him up the stairs when there’s not a wheelchair accessible exit, but this isn’t the case for everyone. It’s important to keep advocating for a more inclusive world!

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