(WXYZ) - At just 53-years-old, Sally Liuzzo-Prado prepares to take some of the more than 10 different prescription drugs she has to take every day. You see, Sally has led a very painful life, filled with tragedy.
“I remember my sister and I were in the bedroom and we saw something flickering, bright red outside. And we thought what in the world is that. That’s when we realized there was burning cross out on our front lawn in Detroit,” Sally says.
The pain for Sally all started on March 25, 1965. Sally was just six-years-old, when her mother Viola Gregg-Liuzzo traveled all the way to Selma, Alabama to march against racial violence and segregation against blacks in the south.
Viola was only 39-years old, a mother of 5 from Detroit, when, after marching with 25,000, including Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., she was chased down in her car and shot to death by four Ku Klux Klansmen.
Now, almost 50-years later Sally lives all alone in a small mobile home in Novi. She is disabled, unable to work and living on Social Security Disability Benefits.
Struggling financially, Sally hasn’t had a working vehicle in more than a year.
The only car she has has 189,000 miles on it and needs almost $2,000 in repairs just to get it running again.
So, with no place else to turn to, that’s when Sally called the Call for Action team for help.
And now, we are looking for a car dealer or a private individual to donate a used car for Sally.
The car is very important because Sally has no way to get to her many monthly doctor appointments.
If you think you’d like to help us with a used car, please email me Bill Spencer at email@example.com .
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