Adaptive trike photo

Maria Velasquez test rides her new adaptive tricycle, provided by Anna’s Celebration of Life Foundation. Also pictured are Anna’s Celebration director Brad Haberman, left, and Jose Velasquez, Maria’s father.

ELKHART — An Elkhart girl has a new set of wheels to keep her active and smiling in between her physical therapy sessions.

Maria Velasquez, 16, was born with spina bifida, a birth defect that occurs when an infant’s developing spine fails to close properly.

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Great story. Have fun, young lady !

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