Angela Madsen finds a second wind
In 1995, a physician at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Long Beach, Calif., told Angela Madsen her "physical condition is a waste of human life." The former Marine who had suffered a paralyzing spinal injury in the line of duty 14 years earlier and will never forget those harsh words uttered to her during her darkest period.
"I don't think it was meant to motivate me; it was a realistic viewpoint at the time. But you know what? It pissed me off, and I turned it into motivation," ...
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