Flying into recovery: How kites help stroke victim

Flying kites can help people recovering from a variety of illnesses. (KOIN)
Flying kites can help people recovering from a variety of illnesses. (KOIN)

CLACKAMAS CO., Ore. (KOIN) — Indoor kite flying can be a fun activity for people of all ages, but for some it’s used as a therapeutic tool to recover from injuries.

One local man flies kites inside the Oregon Soccer Center in Clackamas County as a way to get back on his feet during his recovery from a stroke.

KOIN 6 News photojournalist Tim Holcomb has his story.