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Great Beginnings

Growing up, Travis Amick was a very active kid and daredevil, joining the Navy right out of High School. After being discharged, everything changed for Travis in a split-second when he severely injured his spine falling off a building. From his hospital bed during recovery, he discovered Helping Hands Monkey Helpers and thought, “No matter what, I’m going to make this happen!”Great Beginnings tells the story of Travis’ adaptation to a new life with Siggy, a capuchin service monkey.