Posts tagged "inspirational"

Patrick Wehner: Living With ALS

“You need to get a check up,” Patrick Wehner’s mom told him one day. “Sometimes you speak like you’re drunk.” This was the prompting which finally propelled Patrick to make an appointment with the doctor. He had noticed some symptoms for months; something wasn’t quite right. An avid athlete who practiced judo and mountain biking,... Read more »

Need a Dose of Smile Therapy Today?

Tim Smith was tired of waking up to the same old news every morning.  His alarm clock spewed out the latest from a local radio station– financial woes, unemployment rates, murders and more.  On April 1, 2008, he had enough.  He walked away from 20 years in the mortgage business and started Smile Therapy. Every... Read more »

Sandy Morgan: Cerebral Palsy Doesn't Keep Her From Dancing and Skydiving

When Sandy Morgan wakes up each morning, she has to have a cup of coffee before she turns on her computer and begins her day.  But Sandy doesn’t get the jitters from the extra dose of caffeine; instead, her muscles do a different dance due to cerebral palsy. I was introduced to Sandy via SendOutCards,... Read more »
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Meeting Chad Hymas

I was doing a search on Twitter for people with disabilities when the name, @chadlhymas came up.  At the age of 27, Chad Hymas’ life took an unexpected path when a bale of hay fell on him and broke his neck.  A year and half later, Chad broke a world record by wheeling from Utah to Las... Read more »