Friday, April 16, 2021

Tag: Personal Story

Paralyzed as a teen, she faces life with grace and purpose

Loa Griesbach’s days revolve around family, work, adventure, fashion, blogging — and her ventilator. Loa Griesbach has an insane collection of designer boots and spike heels. All are in mint condition. No scuffs, no worn tread. As...

Drone gives paralysed former surfer a new perspective on life

"It is the little things – the sound of the lapping of water against the bottom of his board and seeing the beach from a different point of view – that Islander James Bedding...

Model in wheelchair shares what it meant to be a part of New York...

"To now be a part of this representation is really beautiful and overwhelming because I craved it so much when I was little." All eyes were on the stunning wedding dresses at New York Bridal...

Paralyzed By Bullet, Artist Mariam Pare Becomes Master Of Painting With Her Mouth

NAPERVILLE, Ill. (CBS) — The gunshots seemed to come out of nowhere, and when they stopped, a suburban artist was left paralyzed. But she kept fighting – using the canvas to do it. And as...

Against the odds

Norton, paralyzed from football, tells crowd there is hope While Chris Norton was being flown in a helicopter after suffering a severe spinal cord injury in football, he believed he was going to die. “I was...

Just Because I’m in a Wheelchair Doesn’t Mean Life Stops

From giving motivational talks to making people laugh as a “sit-down comedian,” Jessie Chin shares why his paralysis can’t keep him from living his best life. In the summer of 2012, Jessie Chin had just...

LIVING THE DREAM How I became a wheelchair tennis star after I was paralysed...

LAUREN Jones, 23, is a wheelchair tennis player from Worthing. Lauren, who was number 25 in the world, tells how she made her sport dreams come true and is now living a life she loves,...

Experimental Spinal Cord Treatment Helps Texas Man Regain Some Motion After Paralyzing Accident

Kent Stephenson is on a treadmill, working to put one foot in front of the other as a team of trainers helps guide his legs. There's a harness holding him upright, but Stephenson is,...

How UofL spinal cord study is helping one man make strides back to full...

The program was home to someone who went from full traumatic spinal injury, to being able to walk again LOUISVILLE, Ky. — It's one small step for man, but one giant step for paralysis...

Quadriplegic mother over comes the odds; reaches goals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QoT-E5epzcg BENTON, Ark.-A Benton mother not letting an injury stop her from reaching her goals. Jen Goodwin suffered a spinal cord injury from a boating accident 11 years ago. She has her dream job and enjoying life...