Lorena Parsons

Lorena Parsons, in spite of a stroke that took away control of her left arm, continues to sew with her right arm. At 87 years old (she just had her birthday Tuesday), one could say Parsons, of Oakville, is as spunky as ever. From her wheelchair, she’ll tell people that she’s as independent as possible.

Her physical aches, pains and disabilities do not keep her down. At least not for long. Lorena Parsons, in spite of a stroke that took away control of her left arm, continues to sew with her right arm.

At 87 years old (she just had her birthday Tuesday), one could say Parsons, of Oakville, is as spunky as ever. From her wheelchair, she’ll tell people that she’s as independent as possible — she only asks for help if she believes it’s necessary.

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