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Paralyzed football player making strides

Published: February 5, 2006 | Spinal Cord Injury:

02-05-2006qb02a1Nat Little gently wraps his arms around Tamela Johnston and squeezes with all the strength he can muster.

“Good,” the personal trainer tells him. “It’s getting stronger.”

A simple hug is a big step for the former Carrollton R.L. Turner High School football player, who was paralyzed from the neck down in a spring football game 1 ½ years ago.

Thanks to the help of strangers, friends and family, Nat is on the road to recovery – one small step at a time.