Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Tag: Personal Story

Meet the woman behind charity fighting to find a cure for spinal cord injuries

The Herald speaks with Kiwis who have been on the edge of death, had their world tipped upside down, overcome their darkest moments and...

Out of tragedy, a man finds his true calling

Antonio Davis said his life was headed in the wrong direction when he was shot at close range and nearly killed 24 years ago....

How I fell in love with my wheelchair – Tim Rushby-Smith

Don’t ever call me ‘wheelchair bound’. My wheelchair doesn’t bind me – it liberates me! The wheelchair represents many different things, depending on the beholder’s...
Francesco Clark

How a diving accident led Clark’s Botanicals creator to a renewed sense of purpose

The story behind the popular Clark's Botanicals skincare line is one of resilience and survival. Entrepreneur Francesco Clark started the beauty line as a...

Views through the eyes and mind of artist Dale Tabor

After suffering a near-fatal accident that left him a quadriplegic, Dale Tabor found encouragement in his love for and commitment to artistic expression. He...

Quadriplegic painter finds talent amid tragedy

When Brenton Swartz was just 15-years-old a stray bullet struck his neck and robbed him of his ability to walk, and use his hands...

MossRehab: Managing Autonomic Dysreflexia After Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/8OIY6JBAZ-s People with spinal cord injures at or above T6 may be at risk for a condition called autonomic dysreflexia that can result in a...
Rachelle Chapman

Rachelle Chapman, quadriplegic mother shares journey, answers tough questions in her new blog

It's been eight years since the night of Rachelle Chapman's Bachelorette party where a playful push into a pool left her quadriplegic. Since then, Rachelle...
Billy Keenan

Learning to breathe, learning to move forward, learning to survive: The Billy Keenan story

Quadriplegic turned inspirational speaker: “When you’re faced with adversity, you have two basic choices. Curse the darkness or light a candle.” Billy Keenan said he...

Quadriplegic woman creates art by holding pencil between her wrists

https://youtu.be/j_K1L8-vC_8 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - From the moment her pencil hits the paper, Kelcee Yazzie never loses a smile, as she draws the subjects of...