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Age: 63

Location: Ohio

Injury or relation:
Spinal cord injury, T7 Complete for 31 years

Quilter and Church Trustee and church member. I have a service dog – Besides basic ADL tasks we compete in Obedience, Rally and scent training/competition. Teach dog basic obedience, wheelchair racer, hand cyclist

Why did you become a peer mentor?
I feel very blessed to have had great mentors when I first got hurt and introduced to wheelchair sports. Not only did it build muscle, but confidence. I would like to help other newly injured personnel know that there is a way to still do the activities they want to do, just do it from a wheelchair. Adapt, and over come!


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