Elderly disabled veteran Salvatore Papavero stuck in basement after stair lift breaks

Salvatore Papavero, 86, says his stair lift broke

Salvatore Papavero, 86, says his stair lift broke down last Friday. (August 27, 2014 7:00 PM)

A disabled veteran says he has been stuck in his own basement for nearly a week after his stair lift broke.

Salvatore Papavero, 86, says his stair lift broke down last Friday. The lift brings him upstairs so he can go to his bedroom and leave the house.

Papavero says the stair lift broke mid-way going down the steps. Because he has limited use of his legs and feet, he couldn't walk up...

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