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Monthly Archives: May 2006

Ocala author shares tragic story of paralysis

OCALA, Fla. - Ronald Schultz started writing his new book almost 40 years ago, when he thought his life was over. He was 22 years old, had a good job in a western New York...

Coach hopeful of gymnast’s recovery

Yoichi Tomita describes Andrew Donnellan as one of the most "powerful" gymnasts he has ever coached. And that muscular build, Tomita said, might help the Salpointe Catholic High School junior recover from a spinal cord...

Parents of injured 14-year-old gymnast stay hopeful

14-year-old Richland girl recovering from spinal cord injury after tumbling accident The parents of a Richland teenager hurt in a gymnastics accident spoke yesterday of their hopes for her recovery from a spinal cord injury. "We're...

Paralysis offered motivation, not an excuse

When Bill Cawley works out in a shirt and tie, he draws a lot of stares. The wheelchair likely has something to do with it, too. But the business attire seems completely out of place....

Injured jockey in good spirits

Jockey Cindy Murphy spent an unusual Mother's Day with her son Sunday. Instead of helping his mother at home, 10-year-old Cody was her Physical Therapist at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. He spent the day helping...

Injury Prevention Program Sponsored ‘Ghost Out’

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 15, 2006) – UK HealthCare's Trauma Service Injury Prevention Program sponsored a "Ghost Out" last week at East Jessamine High School, Nicholasville. "Ghost Out" is supported by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's Drive...

Jockey Murphy Bruises Spinal Cord in Fall

Jockey Cindy Murphy remained hospitalized Friday after she was thrown in the fifth race at Prairie Meadows Thursday night. According to her husband, Travis Murphy, the jockey did not sustain any broken bones or...

Following in Rick Hansen’s tracks

Supporters of the annual Rick Hansen Wheels in Motion walk are hoping to make a significant difference in the lives of those suffering from spinal cord injury. As a precursor to the event, which will...

College Gets $16M for Stem Cell Center

SAN FRANCISCO -- Sound pioneer Ray Dolby and his wife gave $16 million to the University of California, San Francisco to start a stem cell center that will perform research without federal funds, the...

Student swims to success

A DETERMINED sports student was awarded last week with one of the top individual fundraising prizes after completing the Aspire Swim Channel Challenge 2005, despite being wheelchair-bound. Guiliana Carassalini, 21, of Cherry Hill, St Albans,...