I want to take this opportunity to thank Dr. Wiener for giving me the gift to walk. It is I whom you first performed the Akron Midtarsal Osteotomy on. Without your faith in me, I would still be in a wheelchair. You chose to try a new procedure on me when no one else would. You believed I had a chance to be normal when no one else did. You saw a little girl with potential and because of that, I see a hero in you. There is not a day that goes by that I don’t acknowledge how grateful I am for you.
I can tell you that I am doing wonderful after all of these years. I can only hope that those who are considering this procedure for themselves or their children take the opportunity. As a nurse and on my feet all day, I am a living testimony to all I meet. Again, thank you Dr. Wiener. You will never know how much you mean to me.