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Heart research that hits home

While SFU researchers Drs. Tom and Victoria Claydon are  creating their own family, they are also creating a body of research that will help families faced with specific heart issues. 452 more words

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Aim2Walk Client Progress: Naresh Gupta C5 Complete SCI

December 18, 2012, Naresh Gupta was in a serious work truck accident. He suffered a C5 complete spinal cord injury. This has left him bound to a wheelchair without the use of his legs and limited use of his arms and hands. 131 more words

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Back to the Future

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday; the name itself verbalizes an action that we should all practice more frequently. Our personal family tradition is to gather with a group of friends we have known for over 40 years, and this Thursday marks our 35th annual celebration. 573 more words

A season of fundraising is officially underway to get Bill a wheelchair van!!!

Fundraising to keep Bill going to therapy has been ongoing since he got hurt.  As we approach the 3 year anniversary of Bill’s injury we are now beginning a season of fundraising for a new and exciting reason.   690 more words

The Sam Schmidt Story

You may recognize the name Sam Schmidt from Indy car racing. In 2000, Schmidt was injured in a racing accident with a C-3/4/5 spinal cord injury, leaving him paralyzed from below the neck. 118 more words

My First Wedding Dance Will Be In My Wheelchair

I’m twenty-one, single, and I don’t even want to think about marriage until I’m twenty-five. So, all of a sudden why do I feel forced to think about it? 739 more words


Spinal cord injury and stem cell research; find out the latest in a Google Hangout

Spinal cord injuries are devastating, leaving the person injured facing a life time of challenges, and placing a huge strain on their family and loved ones who help care for them. 412 more words