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Lexi

Lexi’s Story

Lexi is an 18-year-old from Charlotte NC, who is a writer avid reader. She loves world history, mythology, anything Star Wars or Marvel universe and enjoys swimming and adaptive horseback riding.

Nakia

Nakia’s Story

Meet Nakia, she is a 33-year-old woman who loves spending time with her seven nephews and one beautiful niece. She loves eating, shopping, and watching movies. In high school, Nakia was active with cheerleading and volleyball. In 2007 Nakia was involved in a motor vehicle accident that broke her neck, bones in the left side of her face cracked her skull, and a ruptured her spleen. The doctors didn't think she would make it through the night, and she was in a coma for a month. Nakia woke up with a T4 spinal cord injury.

Paul

Paul’s Story

Paul has been a Numotion customer since 2015, living a happy and thriving life. Paul tributes his custom wheelchair for allowing him to become a member of the broadcast media. “I have been able to cover different events and conventions and interview some pretty amazing folks,” said Paul. “I wouldn't have been able to achieve many career accomplishments like becoming an Accessibility consultant for the gaming community and working with major video game developers if I didn't have mobility help from my wheelchair.”

Callie

Callie’s Story

In 2016, the day after Christmas, Callie’s life forever changed when she went into septic shock while pregnant with her son, Quinn. The chain of events and journey that followed were equal parts heartache and triumph. Despite the challenges, Callie has found true independence.

Carlos

Carlos’s Story

Carlos lives an independent and active life. He likes to watch sports, go to the gym and spend time with his puppy. He has been a Numotion CRT customer since his injury but primarily needs products from Numotion’s Medical Supply business.

Dan

Dan’s Story

Dan was diagnosed with motor neuron disease (MND) in March of 2018 and ALS in June of 2018. By the end of 2018, he was beginning to use his power chair and by March of 2019, he became fully dependent on his power chair.

James

James’s Story

James considers himself a Professional Hobbyist. He is not sure that is a legitimate title but it is the best way to describe his lifetime of learning. James has gained some proficiency in Martial Arts, mountain biking, and paintball while dabbling in 3D design & printing, screen-printing, line skating, bicycle polo, Radio Controlled car racing, and a couple of other hobbies he has forgotten. Fueled by a seemingly unlimited supply of duct tape and cardboard as a child, James has always been a maker.  

Joe

Joe’s Story

Joe is a twenty-three-year-old senior in college who is hoping to work in film and television production. He enjoys movies, sports, and long walks with his dog Winifred.

Kai

Kai’s Story

Danielle is the proud mother of a very special toddler named Kai. She lovingly refers to him as her “sour patch kid,” and it’s an apt reference to their story, one filled with the highest of highs and lowest of lows. Kai was diagnosed with a rare medical condition called Beta-propeller protein-associated neurodegeneration disorder (BPAN), a progressive disease that damages the nervous system, and there is no cure. First it’s sour, then it’s sweet. A sour patch kid story, for sure.

Levi

Levi’s Story

Levi is a happy 2-year-old boy with translocation (14,21) Down Syndrome (one of the rarest types). He lives with his mom and dad in Denham Springs, LA right outside of Baton Rouge. He loves anything that involves water, so bath time is super fun at their house. He also really loves to eat! His favorite shows are Puppy Dog Pals and PJ Masks. He is hard of hearing but he can hear when those songs play on the TV. His parents also believe he has an imaginary friend with whom he laughs and babbles ALL DAY LONG.

McKenzie

McKenzie’s Story

McKenzie Coan was diagnosed at nineteen days old with a condition called Osteogenesis Imperfecta, also known as brittle bone disease. McKenzie has met her share of challenges but she turns each one into an opportunity for growth.

Paul

Paul’s Story

When Paul Erway knows what he wants, he goes for it full force. Paul accomplished his goals with patience, persistence, and a joyous spirit. In 1980, when Paul was in college, he was in a car accident which caused a C4 through C6 spinal cord injury. Before Paul's injury, his passion was horses, and he was pursuing a career as a horse trainer. After Paul's injury, his career path changed, but his need for speed did not.