Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: Inspiration

Passion, Purpose, Perspective: Travis Roy dealt with tragedy by devoting his life to helping...

Life didn’t play out the way it was supposed to for Travis Roy. That didn’t stop him from making his time count. Roy, a standout hockey player who grew up in Yarmouth, was just 11...

Ali Stroker Triumphs As The First Wheelchair User To Win A Tony Award

Ali Stroker took the stage by storm at the 73rd annual Tony Awards not just once, but twice. First, she brought the house down as Ado Annie from the modern revival of Rogers and...

Eric LeGrand Shares Words of Wisdom with Riverview Students

DENVILLE, NJ – Eric LeGrand stopped by Riverview Elementary School in Denville to share pearls of wisdom with its third, fourth and fifth graders on Wednesday, April 3. Approximately 200 students attended the assembly...

Trailer for True Story WALK. RIDE. RODEO. from Netflix

https://youtu.be/BK0rbzLk0YI Netflix’s ‘Walk. Ride. Rodeo’ shares Amberley Snyder’s inspirational true story Amberley Snyder (Spencer Locke)’s dreams of a college scholarship and pro rodeo career are brought to a halt when she's involved in a devastating accident....

Langevin Presides Over House Opening 116th Congress

WASHINGTON, DC  — Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), the first quadriplegic elected to Congress, presided over the U.S. House of Representatives Jan. 3, during the opening day of the 116th Congress. As Speaker pro tempore, Langevin managed...

Paralyzed former rock climber explores cutting-edge science in Toronto

Before a devastating rock-climbing accident paralyzed Michael Garton from the neck down, he never thought he would be trading in carabiners for test tubes. But when he went back to school for a degree in...

Quadriplegic artist, Frank Espinosa defies odds, uses mouth to paint

WHITTIER, Calif. (KABC) -- Artist Frank Espinosa helps to bring his paintings to life uses extraordinary skill, but unlike other artists, the Whittier man uses his mouth to create each one of his pieces. "I...

The heartwarming moment an athlete bursts into tears after helping his quadriplegic best friend...

A triathlete has wept tears of joy after helping his quadriplegic best mate achieve his lifelong dream of completing an Ironman race. Hundreds of spectators cheered as Kevin Fergusson, 59, pushed Sid James, 60, in...

Paralyzed Veterans of America highlights the UnstoppABLE spirit of veterans in new public service...

Campaign aims to inspire all those living with a disability to be UnstoppABLE in their everyday lives WASHINGTON (October 22, 2018) — UnstoppABLE is a new, high-impact, public service announcement (PSA) campaign from Paralyzed Veterans...

Inspiring, long-surviving disability advocate Walt Lawrence grateful for 50 years of support

He’s been paralyzed from the neck down for 50 years and that makes Walt Lawrence either the longest surviving ventilator-dependent quadriplegic in B.C. or darn close to it. “He’s outlived any statistical, predictive model. He’s...