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James Shepherd – What do you wish you had known at the beginning?

James Shepherd – What do you wish you had known at the beginning?

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What I know now that I wish I had known at the beginning? Probably I knew two years in into the injury, and that was that it was going to be a forever kind of condition, probably absent some miracle. I think we are closer to a cure than we’ve ever ... Show More

What I know now that I wish I had known at the beginning? Probably I knew two years in into the injury, and that was that it was going to be a forever kind of condition, probably absent some miracle. I think we are closer to a cure than we’ve ever been but still maybe decades off. And it is just the realization that this is how life is going to be, and I’ve got to figure out how to be adaptable and engage that.

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James Shepherd – What do you wish you had known at the beginning?

James Shepherd

Injured in 1973 at age 24, quadriplegic
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What I know now that I wish I had known at the beginning? Probably I knew two years in into the injury, and that was that it was going to be a forever kind of condition, probably absent some miracle. I think we are closer to a cure than we’ve ever been but still maybe decades off. And it is just the realization that this is how life is going to be, and I’ve got to figure out how to be adaptable and engage that.

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