Posts tagged "paralysis"

Bride Paralyzed At Bachelorette Party

It should have been just like any other fun bachelorette party. Bride-to-be Rachelle Friedman was enjoying a poolside party with friends just days before her wedding when a harmless prank turned tragic. A friend jokingly pushed Rachelle into shallow end of the pool, and Rachelle’s neck snapped. Now she’s paralyzed from the chest down and…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 24, 2010

Turtle Gets Wheels, Action

We love animal love stories, probably because they seem a lot simpler than human relationships. Arava, a 55-pound turtle, arrived at the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo unable to move her hind legs. The zoo’s staff attached a skateboard-like device to the turtle, and with her new set of wheels, Arava has been able to move around…

By: Catherine Strawn / August 19, 2008