Sam K.

Age: 50

Location: California

Injury or relation: T7 Complete injury, for 3 years

Hobbies/Interests: Cooking, swimming, fishing, poker, tennis

Why did you become a peer mentor? I became a peer mentor in order to give back and keep me connected to the challenges of paralysis and the hope that springs from meeting these challenges. Many mentors helped me when I was first dealing with this tragic change in circumstances, and I continue to rely on the support of peers and friends. This injury is life altering and profound, and I want to contribute all I can to those in need of support.

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