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For nearly six decades, long-time patient, Randy Syswerda, has come to Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital for treatment. At four years old, a case of encephalitis robbed Randy of his ability to walk. He spent six months in our inpatient program, and left the hospital able to walk with braces.

Randy has returned to Mary Free Bed many times since, most notably in 1993 when a fall left him with a brain injury.

Watch Randy’s story.

Eric Miller is Mary Free Bed’s photEric Miller, Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital photojournalistojournalist and media specialist. Eric has a passion for capturing patient’s experiences through video and still photography.

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