From Rock Bottom to Rockin' It
From Rock Bottom to Rockin' It
Eric Gilbert-Williams | Entrepreneur & Philanthropist
23: Pilot & Veteran, to Paraplegic, to a Second Chance with Life // The Story of Jim Ryan
57 minutes Posted Aug 23, 2020 at 5:22 pm.
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On March 30th, 2016, Jim Ryan had a terrible accident while on vacation in Maui, Hawaii. He suffered a spinal cord injury that left him a C-4 complete quadriplegic. His life changed forever in the blink of an eye. Jim’s story of survival and recovery has inspired hundreds of men and women to shift perspective, choose gratitude, and to keep moving forward through challenges.

He now works as an Ambassador to the Rick Hansen Foundation by sharing stories of his new life and educating the public on accessibility issues. He is also a certified accessibility specialist and works to ensure buildings are accessible to all.


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