Today music has become one of the most important joys in my life -- it's the greatest medicine and therapy. Everything I have faced and accomplished in the past 14 years as a quadriplegic would not be possible without music.
So as you enjoy this year's Olympics, please also take a minute to enjoy the Paralympics. And then please start a conversation about wheelchair sports in your hometown. If you know any veterans who use wheelchairs, tell them about wheelchair sports.
For most people, the road to recovery starts when they enter a rehabilitation hospital. For me, my recovery process started when I left my final rehabilitation hospital and joined a team called World T.E.A.M. Sports.