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Photographer Loren Worthington

Quadriplegic photographer Loren Worthington captures adaptive sports

https://youtu.be/6O6NLst__oc At 21 years old, Loren Worthington slid head first into third base, but when he collided with the pitcher’s knee, he was instantly paralyzed....

Burning desire: Quadriplegic artist turns sun’s rays into portrait of Oilers’ McDavid

'He's going up on my wall,' Norm Shewchuk says of the picture he created on wood Growing up in Gimli, Man., Norm Shewchuk was passionate...
David Whalen National Anthem

Paralyzed Man Stuns Crowd by performing The National Anthem with a Jamboxx

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFVcPqlUy3M A quadriplegic man delighted a stadium of thousands last weekend by playing The National Anthem on a musical device that he created to overcome...

NFL Draft agent doesn’t let spinal cord injury keep him from the pros

He is representing an offensive lineman in the upcoming NFL draft. ST. LOUIS – Jim Schottel is one of the most remarkable people you will...

How Makeup Artist Steph Aiello Pursued Her Cosmetology Career After Becoming Quadriplegic

In 2010, one day before she was supposed to start cosmetology school, Steph Aiello was involved in a car crash that left her paralyzed...

Spinal cord injuries can’t keep three Arkansans from living

Jen Goodwin did everything she was supposed to do -- she graduated from college, bought her first house and accepted her dream job in...

Adult Stem Cells Treat Spinal Cord Injury

Laura Dominguez-Tauer is a living, breathing example of what it takes to overcome adversity. An oil spill on a San Antonio freeway is blamed...

Quadriplegic with ‘Extreme Home Makeover’ defies odds, still improving

Brian Keefer has always been an adrenaline junkie. A 2008 gymnastics accident in which Keefer suffered a spinal cord injury that left him a quadriplegic...

‘Paralyzed bride’ has a message for drivers who make it tough to access parking...

Rachelle Friedman Chapman – known by many as “the paralyzed bride” – is calling attention to the way people park in and around handicap-accessible...

Be Thankful and Heal Faster: Author Describes Spinal Cord Injury Recovery

Research projects at UCLA and elsewhere have proven that thankfulness (gratitude) has physical, in addition to emotional, effects on people. Shelly Kerchner, who just...