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Group Gives Special Bike To Mike Kralicek

A Coeur d' Alene police officer seriously injured in the line of duty six years ago gets a brand new bike to help with his rehabilitation. 40-year old Mike Kralicek was shot in the head while responding to a call for back up in 2004. At first doctors believed Kralicek would be in a vegetative state for the rest of his life. However over the years Kralicek has proved doctors wrong going from a quadriplegic to walking. On Wednesday Kralicek received a brand new Recumbent Trike. The trike will give Kralicek the freedom to bike and strengthen his legs. ... "Still striving for more independence, trying to show other people that there's a hope there's still a way," Kralicek said/Annie Bishop, KXLY. More here.

Question: Are you inspired by Mike Kralicek will to regain his freedom?




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