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The Paralyzed Jockey Who’s Still in the Race

New life comes from a horrific accident


Andrew Lakeman was an up-and-coming jockey when his horse clipped heels in a race at Belmont Park and fell on him. He suffered countless injuries and ended up paralyzed from the waist down. But instead of quitting, Lakeman got a trainer’s license, bought a horse and became a racehorse trainer. That is resilience personified. (Author-Great Big Story)

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