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What do you guys think of that olympic swimmer that severed her spinal cord?

amy van dyken. she is the most upbeat spinal cord injury sufferer i have ever seen. have you seen her interviews? she is so happy and positive. it's all in the perspective. tough lady.

she did finally break down into tears in one of them and revealed that she is happy because she's simply alive. google the story.

here's her xray she released today:

On the sunny and mild Central Coast of California

L4-L5 endoscopic transforaminal microdiscectomy June, 2007
L5-S1 endoscopic transforaminal microdiscectomy May, 2008


  • Wow.. No words..
    36y old female, s1-L5 micro discetomy 18th of September 2014
  • I'm trying hard to fight off my demons today. More proof that it can always be worse. If you want even worse than that google "Mike Patterson Hero."
    A reminder to always be strong.
    Realize that FEAR is our worst enemy. Get up & get out in that stormy weather of the real world & kick fear in the teeth. Stare at it dead in the eyes & walk right through it into the storm; because once you're wet, you won’t fear the rain anymore
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