Nathaniel Washington

I reside in a small town called Holly Hill in Orangeburg County in South Carolina. I am a 54-year-old adult male who has worked as a sports coach and advisor to young people my entire career.  The traumatic accident that disabled me in the early 1990s changed my life in many ways and gave me a renewed sense of purpose so that I may inspire other disabled people to become the best they can be, despite whatever adversity life places in their path.

One man’s inspirational account of his personal struggle to cope with and overcome the obstacles of  living with a spinal cord injury to lead a productive life in his community. Read more