Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Tag: Jordan Fallis

A shattering crash, an online chronicle, and an unexpected twist

In the age of social media, patients who test experimental treatments wield surprising clout. The tweets and the selfies, the uploaded video clips, felt like a natural way for Jesi Stracham to record her halting progress as she fought to recover from a motorcycle accident that had left her paralyzed from the chest down. She had no idea, as she tapped away at her iPhone from her hospital bed, what her bubbly posts would unleash.