This Tuesday a vote will be held in Sacramento on whether to allow the Roman Reed Spinal Cord Injury Research Act to go forward. So near, and yet so far. Nine members of the Transportation and Housing Committee are voting, and we need five "yes" votes to stay alive.
If we can cure paralysis, the very symbol of what cannot be cured, then we will have proven that curing all chronic disease and disability may be within our reach. Everything is coming together, if we can just pass a single bill.