Have You Encountered The Wheelchair Lady?

Have you ever encountered the “Backwards Wheelchair Lady”? Because she’s apparently become something of a big deal in the last few years – with her likeness making the rounds of various Brooklyn blogs.

If you have no idea what I’m talking about, don’t worry – because I’ve never actually seen her myself. However, there is apparently a middle-aged woman who rides a wheelchair backwards up and down 86th street, bearing flowers and wearing a yellow rain poncho – even on sunny days. Many seem to doubt that she is unable to walk, as witnesses have reportedly seen her pushing off quite well with her legs to get herself going.

If one of our readers can get a good photo of this eccentric, possibly not really disabled soul, please e-mail them to jteutonico@bensonhurstbean.com.


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