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Teens Undergo Rehabilitation From Spinal Cord Injuries

Published: September 25, 2008

240x180Injured Football Players Inspired By One Another

by – JACKSON, Miss. — A Murrah High School football player is drawing inspiration from a kindred spirit, weeks after suffering a paralyzing injury on the field.

A spinal cord injury during an Aug. 23 scrimmage at Murrah left Lawerance Williams, 17, unable to move his body below the upper chest.

But his determination isn’t wavering. He’s now going through rehab at Methodist Rehabilitation in Jackson alongside 15-year-old Justin McCray. McCray, a football player for North Forest High School in Hattiesburg, suffered a spinal cord injury on Sept. 9.

Miami Project to Cure Paralysis/ Buoniconti Fund: “You Raise Me Up” and NBC Beijing...

Published: September 25, 2008

This moving video is about the incredible work being done everyday at the Miami Project To Cure Paralysis, the world’s largest spinal cord injury research center, as we work toward achieving our goal….a CURE for paralysis.

Defining Moment: Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

Published: September 25, 2008

Inspirational video about the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, the largest spinal cord injury research center in the world, narrated by Bob Costas.