Action Track Chair

My name is Ryan Smith. On June 14 2011 I fell off a walk plank around 14 feet high. I landed on my back causing a burst fracture of my L1 leaving me paralyzed from waist down. Before my accident I was very active in the outdoors with it being work or play. I was a carpenter, Hunter, and also a coach. I spent 10 days in Rockford of where they fused my vertebrae together T11-L3. So 5 fused together with an incomplete spinal cord injury (sci). After that I spent 31/2 months in Chicago at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (ric). This place is the best in the world with sci. They fit me for braces to walk in, strengthen muscles, and to do just every day things such as brush your teeth or take a shower. They were awesome. I did lay in bed many nights thinking that I may never hunt or walk in the woods again. This why I am wanting to raise money for this action track chair. Thank you

Donations

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  • Sharon & Jeff Edmunds 
    • $500 
    • 78 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 79 mos
  • Sherry Cancelose 
    • $50 
    • 79 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 79 mos
  • Lucas, Lisa, Riley and Calvin Bourquin 
    • $50 
    • 79 mos
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Organizer

Ryan Smith 
Organizer
Warren, IL
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