Pastor credits strong spiritual walk for running after being quadriplegic
September 9, 2021
Brad Traxler is a walking miracle. One could go a step further and say he's a running miracle, literally.
Ten years ago, at age 51, Traxler was in an auto collision near Belle Fourche, South Dakota, breaking his neck which left him a quadriplegic. Now, at 61, he's training to finish a 50-mile run in Daytona Beach, Florida.
His doctors doubted Traxler would ever walk again.
"They felt that if I ever walked again, it would only be with assistance," Traxler said. "Actually, in rehab, they figured that if they could get me to the point where I could get from my bed to the wheelchair on a slide...