Defying the Odds | Chris Norton
Published August 6, 2019
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    Chris Norton suffered a spinal cord injury playing college football. Doctors gave him a 3% chance of moving anything below his neck again. But, four grueling years later, he defied the odds and walked across the stage ( at his college graduation with his fiancé, Emily Summers. Three years after that, Chris attempted another incredible feat, walking down the aisle with his wife, Emily. Their moving story is told in a new book, The Seven Longest Yards ( Along the way, Chris created the Chris Norton Foundation to help people with spinal cord and neuromuscular disabilities and Chris and Emily adopted five amazing girls, and have fostered a total of 17 children. They are both deeply committed to providing a safe, loving home for children in need. Check out our offerings & partners:  Skinsei: Visit for a free diagnostic & get 20% off your first order with code GOODLIFE Westin: At Westin Hotels & Resorts, they have a single goal: to help you travel well. Explore more at Fully: Reimagine what your work can feel like. To transform your workspace, go to
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