Window washer who survived 11-story fall raises $17,000 in seven hours

December 23, 2014 4:08 AM

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A window washer who fell 11 stories from the top of a building in San Francisco last month is on his way to recovery, but his family says they are struggling to make ends meet without his steady paycheck.

Pedro Perez, 58, was released from the hospital just in time to spend Christmas with his family, but the extensive injuries he suffered from his fall will require months of rehabilitation and he may never walk again, his wife Marciela told reporters through a translator at a press conference Monday.

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