Life Connected: Man Refuses to Accept Paralysis, Takes First Steps | NBC Southern California

Life Connected: Man Refuses to Accept Paralysis, Takes First Steps

Anthony Purcell dove into the Florida surf and broke his neck, injuring his spinal cord. But "paralyzed" is a word his family refuses to say, and a prognosis the Purcells refuse to accept. His family was able to afford expensive treatment to get him walking again and now Anthony has created an organization that gives grants to those with spinal cord injuries who are in need. Chuck Henry reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Dec. 4, 2012.

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