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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Overcoming spinal cord injuries one bungee jump at a time

Live it! Love it! Foundation hosts adventure camp in Whistler “Just because some people can’t walk, doesn’t mean they can’t paraglide,” said Josh...

Spinal Cord Injury Patient Walks After 26 Years in Wheel Chair Thanks To Stem...

After 26 years in a wheel chair William Orr is walking. It is with the assistance of a walker, but he is walking. Orr...

Claim of ‘blood boosting’ at Paralympic Games

BBC World Service documentary suggests practice of artificially boosting blood pressure remains widespread There is no evidence British Paralympians are involved in the banned practice...

Darrell Gwynn Foundation celebrates a decade

The Darrell Gwynn Foundation (DGF) will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a fundraiser at Passion nightclub at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino...

Brokeback River Hotdog

In 2007 a paraplegic and his two friends paddled the length of the Mississippi river.

Wheelchair hero’s 2,485-mile journey for Kenya’s first spinal injury rehab unit

Zachary Kimotho's journey has fired Kenya's imagination A Kenyan man who was paralysed after being shot by carjackers nine years ago has caught the imagination...

One-on-One with Roman Reed, spinal cord injury patient advocate

The community of patient advocates is full of the most passionate, goal-oriented people you'll ever meet, and Roman Reed is near the top of...

Paralyzed girl, 17, continues progress

Fundraisers set for this, next weekend UNION — It hasn’t been easy, but 17-year-old Abby Marsh is slowly making progress. The senior soccer star from Ryle...

Ellsworth, WI woman hasn’t let a catastrophic injury stop her

Kathy Schuh likely never realized how prophetic she was in 1997. I spoke with Kathy shortly after her daughter, Natasha, 16 at the time, was...

Get in Touch With The Intouchables

Maybe you've heard the buzz about The Weinstein Company's The Intouchables, the French film that more than a third of that country has seen....