Walking with Anthony

SCI Heroes

Anne Nelson
Anne Nelson

Anne Nelson

I was a passenger in a car accident. After emergency personnel rescued me from the car I was taken to Huntsville Hospital in Huntsville, AL where emergency surgery was done to stabilize my spine. The neurosurgeon on call performed a spinal fusion from T10-L2. The...

Justina Plowden
Justina Plowden

Justina Plowden

My life as I knew it changed forever in only a split second. It was a beautiful day and everyone I encountered that day were great spirits and everything felt perfect. I can only remember smiling and laughing with family and friends not knowing that later that day,...

SCI Hero - Joseph Stokes
Joseph Stokes

Joseph Stokes

Joseph was on his way to school on Monday, November 2,2015. It had been raining that day and Joseph ran off the road and overcorrected, hitting a culvert. This caused his truck to roll twice. Joseph didn't have his seat belt on and was thrown from the vehicle. When...

SCI Hero - Zahra Ali
Zahra Ali

Zahra Ali

In 2010, I started having an electrifying pain initiating from the back and moving up to the right arm. I took it lightly until it started interfering with my day-to-day routine, and I had to stop going to school because of the sharp excruciating pain. There is a...

Diana Petrone

Diana Petrone

I was involved in a tragic car crash in December of 2020 which left me paralyzed from the neck down. I was a passenger in a vehicle that was being driven by somebody who intentionally drove us into a tree at 80mph. It is being considered a crime of passion and is...

Amari Franklin

Amari Franklin

On April 20, 2021 I clocked out of work early in the morning and I went to my car so I could go home. As I was leaving the parking lot of my job, I got in front of another car trying to leave the facility. The person I did that to followed me onto the highway but...

Jackson John

Jackson John

My name is Laurie Lafferty-John. On September 5th, 2020 my 27 year old son Jackson was involved in a bad car accident causing an incomplete spinal cord injury with a jump fracture at C6-7 resulting in severe quadriplegia. His care was given at ECMC (Erie County...

Amanda
Amanda Stuckey

Amanda Stuckey

Woke up normally 8/10/15 & sat up in bed stretching a little when I suddenly felt a sharp pain in the back of my neck. My hands started tingling and going numb, and it quickly moved up my arms & down my entire body, and was completely paralyzed within 15...

Francesca Carraway
Kat Carraway

Kat Carraway

Last December Kat slipped and fell from a balcony and broke the C5 and C6 vertebrae in her neck, resulting in a complete SCI. The injury has left her paralyzed from her shoulders down. Initially she was given an ASIA score of A and was not expected to gain much use...

Jordan Rice

Jordan Rice

Jordan was having a normal summer like any other 16 year old boy, lifting wieghts for football, hanging with his friends, bothering his sister, spending time with family and eating us out of house and home!Accidently, on June 22, 2022, while swmining at his best...

Pin It on Pinterest