Thanks for leaving the wheelchair

Someone stole special needs girl's shoes and socks from her wheelchair at Surrey pool.

What are some people thinking?

Our special needs daughter went to the Surrey Sports and Leisure Complex for her weekly swimming session. When moving her from her wheelchair in the family change room to the pool, her shoes and socks were accidentally left on her wheelchair.

Upon returning to the change room, her care worker noticed her shoes and socks were missing. In the relatively short time period they were left unattended, someone decided it would be a good idea to take her shoes and socks off of the wheelchair. (At least they left her wheelchair).

The shoes were custom ordered, men’s New Balance size 7-1/2-4E, white. These shoes allow her to walk short distances with a minimum amount of pain/discomfort. Walking and swimming are two activities she enjoys and provide the only cardio she is capable of.

We hope the morally deprived person who takes anything from a wheelchair enjoys their newly acquired shoes. Our daughter was left to suffer the additional indignity of leaving the Surrey Sports and Leisure Complex without any shoes or socks. We’re just glad it wasn’t the middle of winter.

Marcus and Sharon Drozdzik, Surrey

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