CONYERS, Ga. – Jimbo Boyd and Delorean Williams, who goes by the nickname “Bean,” are looking for a new set of wheels at R & R Mobility Vans in Conyers because in a few months, Bean, will be driving again.
A paralyzed veteran and his wife have met their fundraising goal and opened a non-profit recovery center for spinal-cord injured patients to recover. Stay In Step, founded by Romy Camargo and wife, Gaby Camargo, offers treatment, rehabilitation and support services to veterans and civilians in Tampa, Fla., according to a press release. Romy Camargo was… Continue Reading »
It was the beginning of a summer that promised to be one of his best ever. Josh Basile loved his new job as a lawyer at a top medical malpractice firm in Washington. He was smitten with a pretty, dark-haired young woman he’d started dating. And he was planning a big party to mark a… Continue Reading »
Fifteen years after Pete Rieke of Pasco became the first paralyzed climber to conquer Mount Rainier on his own power, he’s taking on a bigger challenge. He’s building a snow sled for Simon Calcavecchia, 32, a former Tri-City resident, to climb mountains, starting with Mount Adams. Rieke, a paraplegic, used his arms to power himself… Continue Reading »
Nothing will ever come between Henry Fraser and his love for art. Fraser, an England-based painter, was paralyzed after a traumatic accident six years ago. While vacationing in Portugal with a few friends, Fraser dove off a dock into shallow waters and dislocated his neck. According to Huffington Post, Fraser is now paralyzed from the… Continue Reading »