Angels Donate Wiis To Soldiers

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Nonprofit group Soldier's Angels is donating Nintendo Wiis to severely wounded veterans. Donna Jo Blake, Chief of Physical Medicine Rehabilitation at Department of Veterans Affairs in Eastern Colorado thinks that this could lead to (and I do apologise for this) "Wii-hablitation". "We are aware of many colleagues throughout the Veterans Affairs medical system who have developed dynamic Wii programs in multiple areas, including PolyTrauma, Spinal Cord Injury/Traumatic Brain Injury, and Long Term Care," says Blake, "Wii gaming has great potential for physical, mental and emotional well-being. We are delighted to receive this support from Soldiers' Angels." Nonprofit Donates Wiis To Injured Soldiers [The Wiire]

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What's interesting is how charities donate 360s to servicing soldiers and Wiis to the injured or traumatized ones. Maybe they should do it the other way around and our world will become a better place. Maybe...