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Stronger every day: Brian Keefer of ‘Extreme Makeover’ is gaining mobility after a paralyzing...

Published: November 30, 2012 | Spinal Cord Injury: , ,

“It’s a personal choice to be in a good mood or a bad mood, and I choose to be in a good mood.” – Brian Keefer

It’s been more than four years since Brian Keefer attempted a triple flip into a foam-filled pit at a Fairview Township gym and plunged head-first into the hard foundation underneath.

In that instant, he became a quadriplegic.

He thinks back to that day constantly, and to the life he led before. A life of athletics, constant motion, carefree days at the beach and few worries.

Thinking back is not depressing, though, he said. It’s motivating.

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