Scott Spann – A Story of Hope

From Swimmer Joe’s Blog:

The following is a guest post by Scott Spann. Scott was an All-American and NCAA champion at Texas in the late ‘70s and early ‘80s; he held five American records and five world records and won a bronze medal at the 1979 Pan American Games.  His son Scott now attends University of Texas and is a 2008 Olympian.

As an orthopedic spine surgeon I have worked with men and women suffering from spinal cord injuries for the better part of twenty years. For much of that time I did my best to empathize with their pain and the challenges they faced, but as an outsider to their experience there was no way for me to truly understand.

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