F: "Well, uh, the gunshot wound that I sustained caused paraplegia, and among other things, um. The problems are more subtle than a lot of people think. They think that the problems are just ambulatory, the ability to walk around. Those are really the least of it. Your spinal cord is your main, it’s kind of your central processing cable so to speak, for all the mechanical and sensory functions of your body. And, if you damage your spinal cord you damage a lot of the subtle processes that you took for granted all your life. Things that you have to retrain yourself to do and things that have to be aided by artificial means and without getting too specific, it creates quite a problem. Your life is going to be drastically different thereafter."
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