Anniversary of My Injury August 23 2014

Today is the kind of day you don’t forget. Similar to a birthday, wedding anniversary, high school graduation, and the birth of a child you not forget the traumatic events that direct your life in a direction without your consent and forever change how you live. Make sure every day you meet your potential, hug …

Ivanhoe Media Project Xavier

Transcript Charlie Merritt’s reality shattered in an instant on a sunny august day in 2014 0:06when he broke his neck diving into shallow water I remember floating in the 0:11water 0:11face down and basically feeling like I was going to drown paralyzed from the 0:17neck down the former Marine has been able to get around …

Being a quadriplegic living with paralysis kind of sucks

Being a quadriplegic living with paralysis kind of sucks I know what you’re thinking, “well of course it sucks.” And I would tend to agree with that statement because as a whole it does kind of suck. But oh there is a silver lining in that black cloud of quadriplegia. “What?” you say? “There is …