Wausau students raise money to buy prosthetic arm for custodian

WAOW.com: Students at Wausau East High are changing the life of one of the school custodians.

Chong Lee is a custodian at the school.

He lost his arm during the Vietnam War when he was just 5-years-old. Earlier this year, the Youth Culture Club began fundraising to buy him a prosthetic.

He’s been using it for months now, changing how he does even the most simple tasks.

“We saw a need, and Mr. Lee is a really wonderful man,” said George Hagge, the club’s faculty advisor.

It’s a cause the students feel close to.

“He’s worked countless hours, worked super hard and we thought about him and then we wanted to give back to him,” said Fong Moua, a Wausau East High School senior.

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