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After a spinal cord injury, the simplest tasks can become daunting. At Helping Hands, capuchin monkeys are trained to help people with disabilities regain their independence and confidence.

Alison Payne is the director of training for Helping Hands. Q. What does Helping Hands do, and what does your job involve? A. Helping Hands is a nonprofit that trains and places capuchin monkeys to assist people with limited physical mobility.

Standing less than 2 feet tall, capuchin monkeys are known for their dexterity, easygoing ways—and total adorableness. But the capuchins at Helping Hands, a nonprofit in Boston, are also hardworking heroes...

Mary Kay and Amy celebrated their 10 year anniversary together in 2014.

A Boston-based charity trains capuchin monkeys to aid people who have mobility issues. The monkeys are making a big difference in the lives of people with MS.