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September 29, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Finding Hope in Small Strides

By MakalaArce MakalaArce (@MakalaArce)

Since a devastating football injury, Chris Norton has taken steady steps toward recovery through determination, faith and a strong support network. Now, he’s reaching out to help others with spinal-cord injuries.  On a Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, while making a tackle in a Luther College football game, Chris Norton’s life changed dramatically. It was clear […]

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Tags: 5320, 5335, Chris Norton, Courage in Sports, Luther College, Mayo Clinic, Rehabilitation, SCI CAN, Spinal Cord


November 16, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Chris Norton wins Courage in Sports Award!

By MakalaArce MakalaArce (@MakalaArce)

The below excerpts come from a USA Today article: Chris Norton, a sophomore football player at Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) who suffered a catrostrophic injury in a game last year, received the 2011 CBS America’s Choice Honor for “Courage in Sports” Sunday. After suffering the injury, Norton was taken to the Mayo Clinic, where he […]

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Tags: Award, Chris Norton, Courage in Sports, Football, hope, Luther College, Mayo Clinic, Spinal Cord, Sports Illustrated, Terry Norton, therapy, USA Today


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