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Who says you Can't?

Because Doug sustained a spinal cord injury in his neck, his doctor told him he would never walk, drive a car, or participate in any of the sports he loves. They just labeled Doug as a quadriplegic and told him not to expect much out of life.

White water catarafting on the Nantahala
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But guess what. Doug didn't believe his doctor. He figured he was actually pretty lucky. First, he was alive. Second, he is a high-level quad with pretty much full use of his hands, arms and shoulders. Third, Doug doesn't quit, just because of a terrible spinal cord injury or people who tell him he can't..
Today, two years after the accident that left him paralyzed from the chest down, Doug drives a car, lives independently, rides an off-road handcycle, and rafts on white water in a cataraft using a five-point, quick-release harness.
Now, just what was it he that can't do?
Watch his first time out in the cataraft on YouTube.

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