Imagine the plight of a young person, the sole bread-earner in the family, getting paralysed below the neck as a result of a road accident, with no movement or sensation in all four limbs and no control over his bowel and bladder. This poses a big physical, psychological and economic challenge not only for the individual but also for the whole family. Continue Reading »
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When he was 19, a cliff-diving accident left Dan Cummings of Hyde Park paralyzed from the neck down, and doctors told him that he’d be in a wheelchair for the rest of his life. Yesterday, 10 years after that diagnosis, he walked a mile.
“The years came and went, but I knew as long as I took it one day at time and gave it my all, I would walk again,” Cummings said. “I’ve come a long way,” Continue Reading »