“What’s been important for me since the accident is having a sense of normalcy..”
Spinal cord injury: C5
A girls’ weekend in Vegas turned to tragedy when a drunk driver crashed into her taxi. But even with her new life, Natalie has been able to maintain her hardworking and fun-loving personality. Since completing rehab, she earned her Bachelor’s degree at USC and have had many more girls’ nights out. Right now, she is participating in a clinical trial for SCI’s, working on transitioning into a manual wheelchair, and thinking of her next steps after USC.
“What’s been important for me since the accident is having a sense of normalcy, especially after it feels like my life was turned upside down. I still go out and have fun–it helps me forget about the fact that I have a disability. Sometimes you’re gonna come across assholes. “