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Spinal cord survivors share stories

Published: March 1, 2008

ad1a62SIOUX CITY — One minute, Jon Schuetz was riding a motorcycle under a sunny Florida sky. The next minute, he was on the ground, crushed against a voltage box, with the cycle on top of him.

He couldn’t move.

Nathan Blum of Schaller, Iowa, was driving a semitrailer in Plymouth County when he reached for something and momentarily took his eyes off the road. The truck suddenly went off the highway and into a ditch.

Blum couldn’t move.