Quadriplegic

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Former Quadriplegic Runs, Walks To Show Others They Can

The worst day of Aaron Baker’s life wasn’t when the then-20-year-old professional motocross racer crashed his bike one spring day in 1999, flew over the handlebars and hit the ground head-first, paralyzing him from the next down.

05/30/2015

Someone stole $20,000 worth of custom-made saddles that helped special needs kids ride horses in Apple Valley. (credit: CBS)

Custom Saddles To Help Kids With Special Needs Ride Horses Are Stolen In Apple Valley

On the last Saturday of every month, Ty Nitti invites special needs children to the ranch for free equine therapy.

07/25/2014

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OC Blogger’s Tragic Death Turns Out To Be A Big Hoax

For five years, an Orange County man battling a debilitating illness was an inspiration on the Internet.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/16/2012

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Disabled Woman Looks Back At Posing Nude For Playboy, Challenging Stigmas

Nearly 25 years ago, a local woman opened an arena of debate on disability by posing nude for Playboy magazine.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/21/2011

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Millions Awarded To Officer, Motorist Injured In Crash

A Ventura County jury has awarded more than $49 million in a lawsuit stemming from a freeway accident that killed one man and left a California Highway Patrol officer a quadriplegic.

01/27/2011