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Spinal cord injuries can’t keep three Arkansans from living

Published: February 12, 2018 | Spinal Cord Injury: ,

Jen Goodwin did everything she was supposed to do — she graduated from college, bought her first house and accepted her dream job in Little Rock. Then in 2008 she decided to spend a June day on Lake Hamilton with her neighbor.

The two were boating around the lake, looking at the lights bouncing off the surface when he, standing on the edge of the boat, fell.

His head slammed onto the back of her neck, and she immediately knew that something was off.

Split second can change a life

Published: November 8, 2012

CAPALABA’S Patrick Dillon knows that a split second is all it takes to change your life.

A diving accident five years ago resulted in quadriplegia.

Ahead of Spinal Injuries Awareness Week (November 11-17), Patrick is sharing his experience of what having a permanent physical disability is like, with the aim of both preventing injuries and raising awareness about spinal cord injuries in the community.

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