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Nike’s Slam Dunk With Accessible ShoesLiving With a Disability
When you think of shoes, you may not consider them as wheelchair accessible vehicles, but in a very big way, they are. In August of 2012, Matthew Walzer, a 17-year-old with cerebral palsy from Parkland, Florida, wrote an impassioned letter to Nike CEO, Mark Parker, asking for accessible shoes designed for people with disabilities. Little did he know, the letter would soon turn his dream of accessible shoes into a reality.