Disabled vet gets new wheels

, Posted: Mon, July 21 2014 at 11:28 AM, Updated: Mon, July 21 2014 at 11:39 AM

(WCSH)  Getting outdoors in this kind of weather for a walk or a hike is something many of us enjoy. For many disabled veterans, however, it's impossible because their wheelchairs can't make it over the rough terrain.

But, there's a new kind of chair out there that's getting the job done, and it's helping one Army veteran with more than just his mobility.

Meet Maurice Levine, an Army veteran from Georgia who's experiencing Maine for the first time, something he's able to do now with his new ride.

Living up to its name, the Zoom Uphill does just that. And it's changed Levine's life.

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