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Ford hits milestone in his recovery

Published: April 16, 2005

Milwaukee Bucks point guard T.J. Ford shot baskets with his doctor’s permission Saturday for the first time since bruising his spinal cord almost 14 months ago.

“I was excited to finally be able to touch a basketball — with permission,” Ford said.

Volunteers help improve the quality of life of people with spinal cord injuries

Published: April 16, 2005

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, April 17-23, Canada’s Man In Motion, Rick Hansen, extends his gratitude to the volunteers of Belleville who make Rick Hansen’s Wheels In Motion (RHWIM), presented by Scotia Bank, a reality. Since inception, RHWIM volunteers across Canada have helped to raise over $1.8-million to improve the quality of life of Canadians living with a Spinal Cord Injury (SCI).