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From Paralysis to a World-Class Archer

In 2009, a motorcycle accident left Ben Thompson with a spinal cord injury. Ben started going to the Roper St. Francis Center for Spinal Cord Injury for specialized care and to learn from other people with similar injuries. In October 2014, Ben took home a bronze medal at the Para Pan American Archery Championship in Argentina. His next goal? Qualifying for the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Watch his story.

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