TRR Susquehanna Valley teams up with Vision Corps!

Veterans group Susquehanna Valley Team River Runner teamed up with VisionCorps Sunday to give visually impaired future kayakers a taste of freedom on the water.

“Life in a bubble sucks,” Bill Butler, chapter coordinator for the local chapter of River Runner, said referring to the limitations sight impaired people face when taking on activities like kayaking.

Butler, who is a disabled veteran, added, “someone who has a disability has just as much right to take a risk as someone who is able-bodied.”

“As long as you are able to follow command,” Butler describes working with people who can’t see, are missing limbs, suffer spinal injuries or suffer from head injuries.

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