From one hospital to another, he was confronted with doubts and depression. If not for the determination and faith of his mother, be might not have survived. He spent the next four years in a hospital dealing with his emotions and recovering from his wounds. Although he survived the accident, be had to face his destiny. Even with all the surgeries, therapies and treatments, he would never walk again. A "normal" life was gone in a flash.
He was surrounded by compassionate staff and understanding patients. He would come to understand their importance as be worked to free himself from the imprisonment called a hospital. His story sheds an insight into being a long-term patient and the frustrations that accompanied his journey. His last challenge would be returning to the outside world and facing each day with a renewed enthusiasm for life; unique as it would be.
I can only hope that after reading this story you will look differently on those that don't seem to fit the "normal" mode and be grateful for all your blessings.