24 May 2014

Paralyzed driver aims for Indy breakthrough | RallyPoint.com

Military News - Paralyzed driver aims for Indy breakthrough

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By Patricia Kime, Staff writer
Copyright: www.militarytimes.com

When former race car driver Sam Schmidt hits the asphalt this weekend in a demo run at the Indianapolis 500, he’ll provide hope to thousands of Americans, including many veterans, who can’t drive because of physical limitations.

Schmidt is a quadriplegic. And until this week, he had not driven in 14 years — since he broke his neck during an Indy test run in Orlando, Florida, in 2000.

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