A Growing Family

It was a hot summer day when we met an Army Reservist and his wife at their small apartment near the Richmond VA Medical Center (VAMC). They had relocated from New York to allow the soldier to receive care at the VAMC’s highly acclaimed Spinal Cord Injury Unit. He had been shot in the back of the neck while serving in Iraq and is paralyzed from the chest down. His wife, who was pregnant with their first child, has been by his side the whole time. Their news was great this day. They had just learned that the accessible home
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