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On the Coast: Wheelchairs on the Beach

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A beach wheelchair in Ocean City.
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The deep sand of Ocean City's beaches is generally an inhospitable place for a person in a wheelchair, but that's changing. Disabled vacationers now can borrow beach wheelchairs at specially-designated points along the boardwalk. Coastal reporter Bryan Russo talks with host Rebecca Sheir about the program and how it's changing people's lives.

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