Anthony B.

Age: 38

Location: California

Injury or relation: C5, C6 incomplete injury in 2016 but my paralysis is more like C7.

Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy being a father to two children ages 13 and 9. I also enjoy playing video games, playing with my dog, trading stocks and crypto, watching football, going to the beach, barbecuing and eating good food.

Why did you become a peer mentor? I am so grateful to the men that made themselves available to help me through a confusing time when newly injured. I got to see what living post injury can look like in terms of maximizing quality of life. Through these men’s experience, I was able to learn to be more solution oriented and to see level of living for people with spinal cord injuries that I never knew was possible. I hope to be able to do the same for someone who has any questions about how to navigate a spinal cord injury or is looking for resources that may be able to help them improve their quality of life.

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