With all the people out there who literally hate the media... I'm touched that there remain people like the Marheine's (and the Meltzes) who open their lives to others, sharing their stories via our newspaper. I do think others find strength through their stories.
Jesse Marheine of Clintonville, Wis., stretches his left arm during an occupational therapy session with occupational therapist Jamie Hane, geared at improving his flexibility and range of motion, at Shawano Medical Center Rehabilitation Services, in Shawano, Wis., Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 30, 2008.
Jesse feels the discomfort of stretching skin on his left arm during occupational therapy with therapist Jamie Hane, right. The therapy is geared towards improving his flexibility and range of motion. In the background, Jesse's wife Erin keeps their youngest son, Ryan, 4, occupied.