Merlin joined us after Hurricane Irma damaged the facility where he lived.  He had a severe injury to his right hand which required several surgeries and the amputation of part of his thumb.  He required a great deal of TLC and physical therapy, but with the help of our student volunteers from FGCU and FIU, he healed well. Merlin has learned to adapt and compensate for his diminished hand dexterity.

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