Paralyzed Student Walks at UC Berkeley Graduation

Walking across the stage at the University of California Berkeley commencement feels especially sweet for Austin Whitney, who was paralyzed in a car accident that severed his spinal cord just below the hip. Four years ago, the Southern California teen with a 4.0 GPA who loved sports and theater was forced to adapt to life in a wheelchair after he got behind the wheel while drunk and crashed into a tree. "If somebody told me four years ago that I'd be walking at this graduation, I would have...Full Story
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