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The Computer Scientist Trapped Inside His Own Body

Martin Pistorius was 14 when he became locked inside his own body, powerless to move or speak. But computers helped free him.
A woman in a wheelchair with a green dress with white polka dots on it tries on a tiara.

From Fashion Model To Ms. Wheelchair America

Ms. Wheelchair America 2018, Sheri Melander-Smith, channels her skills as an international model to raise awareness about people with disabilities.

Belief and the Wheelchair Warrior

Rutgers defensive linesman Eric LeGrand was looking at a professional football career before a tackle left him paralyzed. Yet if anything, his path now is even more inspiring.