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April 09, 2014 - For Vincent Rutley of Clarkston, a traffic accident on I-75 in 2011 broke his back but not his spirit.

"Rehabilitation is going great," said Rutley, 29. "A lot of work on my core that's the hardest to get back."

After the accident, he was told by doctors he would never again walk, sit up, or even move his arms. After three years of intensive rehabilitation at the DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan (RIM), he can sit up, push his own chair, brush his teeth, and is working hard on the standing frame....

Phil is editor for The Clarkston News. He is a veteran of the first Iraq war, having served in the U.S. Army.
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