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September 29, 2012

Finding Hope in Small Strides

By 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

Chris Norton wins Courage in Sports Award!

By 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


May 6, 2009

“Overcoming” Paralysis

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network

This submission came via email from P.J. Stietz, a Mayo Clinic employee: My husband and I just recently marked the sixth anniversary of the accident that paralyzed him. It was Mayo that came to his rescue, patched him up and got him ready to face the world again. We owe a great debt to the […]

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Tags: 5176, 5269, 5292, 5294, 5301, 5335, marathon, Mayo Clinic, Mayo One, Paralysis, Spinal Cord


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