The Monteforte's say everything around them is immaterial as long as they have each other.

The Monteforte’s say everything around them is immaterial as long as they have each other.

As wheelchair users, many of us go through a period of feeling isolated from family, friends, and society. While we can’t always change the way the public views us, we can change the way we respond to negative influences and find peace within ourselves.

Turning to alcohol and drugs was Kenneth Ryno’s denial of choice. When he was 18, Ryno, from Kunkletown, Pa., hopped on a motorcycle after partying and woke up 20 days later as a C6-7 quad. He was told he’d never be able to care for himself, never work, would never father a child and would probably spend the rest of