One year ago, John Miksa, an author and avid cyclist, was paralyzed from the neck down in a cycling accident. Paramedics transferred him by helicopter to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, where emergency surgery saved his life.
Upon discharge 21 days later from , Miksa walked out without assistance.
As seen on San Diego 6 Morning News on August 23, 2010.
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- Kristin Reinhardt