Paralyzed Chinese Gymnast Sang Lan Pays Respects to Her Hero
Sang Lan, a former member of the Chinese national women's gymnastic team who suffered a severe spinal cord injury during competition at the Goodwill Games in New York in 1998, visited the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation on July 15, 2008 to pay her respects to her hero, Christopher Reeve. Peter Wilderotter, president and CEO of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, welcomed her at the Foundation.
The Multicultural Outreach Program is a public awareness initiative of the PRC. Launched in September 2004, this program aims to increase awareness of, and access to, the Paralysis Resource Center and its services among the Hispanic, African-American, Asian-American/Pacific Islander and Native American communities in the United States, and to promote informed health care decisions and active and independent living among these diverse groups, thus positively impacting their quality of life. For further details about PRC, call its toll-free telephone line at (800) 539-7309 or visit the Paralysis Resource Center.
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