CHARLEROI, Pa. - On Dec. 31, we posted a story about an iPad stolen from a Charleroi boy. Elijah Miller, 6, who has Down syndrome, had used the tablet to communicate.
After the story was posted and aired on WPXI-TV, emails and phone calls poured into our newsroom. One of them came from a man in Allentown, Pa.
Eric Waksmunski has 3-year-old twins with Down syndrome and wanted to help. Waksmunski bought Miller a new iPad.
“I enjoyed the ride coming out here knowing that I could help. I feel great,” said Waksmunski.
The Millers are grateful.
“I didn’t think anybody cared. Through this we learned so much,” said Michele Miller, Elijah Miller’s mother.
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