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Grandfather Dave Finn meets Men of League’s Ken Vessey at the Royal Rehab on Thursday. TWT on-the-spot PHOTO

A grandfather who was bashed and left crippled is able to walk again thanks to the treatment he received at the Royal Rehab in Putney.

A grandfather who was bashed and left crippled is able to walk again thanks to the treatment he received at the Royal Rehab in Putney.
Dave Finn was left lying unconscious in the road after the vicious attack three months ago in Wilmont and his attckers are still on the run.
Shortly after the attack A Current Affair said Mr Finn was not expected to  walk again but he has defied all predictions and will be able to walk from the Royal Rehab without assistance.
He told The Weekly Times he can’t recall the attack but hopes to resume work as a construction worker.
“All I can remember is sucking in blood,” he said.
“It happened around 4am, they took my mobile phone and left me with spinal  injuries.”
His daughter Tamara is thrilled with his recovery.
“I actually didn’t think it was going to happen but now to see him walking, he is a lot better.”
His story has touched the lives of millions of TV viewers who raised around $73,000 to help him.
A avid South Sydney Rabbitohs fan, he received another gift on Thursday from Men of League Welfare Officer Ken Vessey.
“We’ll be taking him to games at ANZ stadium and he can have all the hot dogs he can eat,” Mr Vessey said.
Mr Finn wish is that his attackers, of Pacific Islander appearance, can be caught.
“If they did it to me I reckon they can do it to someone else,” he said.
Staff at the Royal Rehab stopped short of describing Mr Finn’s recovery as a ‘miracle’ but he paid tribute to the ‘angels’ at Royal Rehab who have taken wonderful care of him.
“I’m looking forward to watching the Rabbitohs play the Tigers,” he said.