Paraplegic water polo player Zach Pickett defies odds – Feature Video

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Just 15 months after a horrific diving accident leaving him paralyzed from the chest down, Zach Pickett inspires with a quiet and unassuming spirit, a courageous and harrowing story, and a positive and straightforward attitude.

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GREAT story! Can’t wait to hear more about Zach! Way to go Zach for not only coming back from your injury but setting a great example and inspiring others. Best of luck with your continued strength and success.

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