Tim Jeffers had been in Iraq only weeks when an IED blast shattered his body.
Bradley Maze was pulled from the water after a near fatal dive.
Stephany Glassing found herself alone and lonely years after a car crash.
This is the story of how each of their lives changed with the help of a monkey.
A film by Cary & Yari Wolinsky
Re-recording mixing by Alec Francesconi.
Helping Hands: Monkey Helpers for the Disabled is a national nonprofit serving quadriplegic and other people with severe spinal cord injuries or mobility-impairments by providing highly trained monkeys to assist with daily activities.
Through the generous support of donors and volunteers, their monkeys are placed at no cost with disabled people and their families.
For more information, please visit monkeyhelpers.org
This film was made possible by a grant from the Ludwick Family Foundation (ludwick.org).