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Daily Archives: September 29, 2006

Stepping Out, Standing Tall

Published: September 29, 2006

barbara-carlileA devastating spinal cord injury has spurred an Irish woman to create a new group dedicated to promoting stem cell research. The first person who needs convincing, she feels? President Bush. FRANK SHOULDICE reports.

ON October 4, a letter will arrive at the White House that President George W. Bush may not care to open. The letter, circulated to government leaders around the world, will begin,

Stand Together to End Paralysis Now!

Published: September 29, 2006

France (TransWorldNews) Stand Together to End Paralysis Now – www.stepnow.org – a spinal cord injury global grassroots initiative launch their first worldwide campaign to urge governments to support and fund research that targets a cure for paralysis.

On October 4th 2006 paraplegics, quadriplegics and their families in 40 countries will participate in a global mailing, the first in a series of actions they hope will raise awareness of the devastation caused by a spinal cord injury, not only to the individual but also to family, highlighting all the ensuing health complications and most importantly the urgency for a cure.