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Darren – What’s been the most unexpected change in your life?

Darren – What’s been the most unexpected change in your life?

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Actually, I think in a weird way a spinal cord injury was probably the best thing that ever happened to me.  Because, I feel like I kind of took the “red pill” in the “Matrix,” or whatever.  Right, I’d rather l... Show More

Actually, I think in a weird way a spinal cord injury was probably the best thing that ever happened to me.  Because, I feel like I kind of took the “red pill” in the “Matrix,” or whatever.  Right, I’d rather live the rest of my life, like, fulfilled, rather than a life with my head up my rear end.   And, it kind of taught me what’s important—that doesn’t mean that I wake up every day like, “Don’t sweat the small stuff,” and all those other cliché things.  But, I really feel like I’ve got a great wife, I’ve got great family, and things can be frustrating, but I feel like at least I’m being the best me I can be.

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Darren – What’s been the most unexpected change in your life?

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Injured in 1993 at age 20, quadriplegic
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Actually, I think in a weird way a spinal cord injury was probably the best thing that ever happened to me.  Because, I feel like I kind of took the “red pill” in the “Matrix,” or whatever.  Right, I’d rather live the rest of my life, like, fulfilled, rather than a life with my head up my rear end.   And, it kind of taught me what’s important—that doesn’t mean that I wake up every day like, “Don’t sweat the small stuff,” and all those other cliché things.  But, I really feel like I’ve got a great wife, I’ve got great family, and things can be frustrating, but I feel like at least I’m being the best me I can be.

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