Art Saves Lives. The Wishmaker Simonetta Lein Meets Ryan Nelson, Guitarist and Singer of Gooch And The Motion
And by the way, Gooch was signed to a new label founded by 9-time-Grammy-Award-winning producer Joe 'the Butcher' Nicolo
Earlier this year we saw something that took us completely by surprise. There was a group of people in wheelchairs hanging themselves from a bridge in Cochabamba, Bolivia.
At age 18, competitive swimmer Mallory Weggemann encountered a life-changing challenge of waist-down paralysis caused by an epidural injection gone wrong. While this type of accident might have ended a lesser athlete's career, it was not so for Ms. Weggemann.
Soon, scientists will begin human trials on brain-controlled bionic limbs.
In February Hero is going to be one year old. Against all odds he has survived. He eats, drinks, runs, plays and has plenty of friends. But above all this, Hero gives and receives love.
At 17, my high school friend Taylor broke her back. Without authorization she became a paraplegic poster child, reiterating her story to friends and entitled strangers alike again and again. Four years later, Taylor has a more intricate perspective of the female disabled experience.
By all accounts, she killed me, but I refused to die. There would be times though, when I wished I had. Three and a half years later, I still can't get out of bed and begin my day without help. I am a paraplegic and will never walk again.
Tamara Mena, Motivational Speaker, Model and Wheelchair User On Staying Positive and Advocating For A Cure For Spinal Cord Injuries
Prior to her accident, Tamara was set on becoming a fitness model. Her paralysis changed the course of her modeling: "I was in my best shape before the accident, especially my legs and abs. And ironically that's what I lost after the injury as a T-3 paraplegic.
Every bride dreams of walking down the aisle at her wedding but for a bride who can’t walk, that simple task is easier said than done.
Every bride and groom dreams of their first dance as husband and wife. Sgt. Joey Johnson thought he would never live that dream after suffering an accident that left him paralyzed. But, with some ingenuity and some help from his friends, the 27-year-old groom made it a reality.