Apr 15, 2013-- "Have you ever thought to yourself how amazing it is the way we control our body? We don't even have to think about it, we just do it. On the other hand, what if things were different? Imagine not being able to take a step, let alone stand." Vik Shivdasani has done more than just imagine that reality. At 22, a tragic fall from a third-floor balcony left him paralyzed waist down. For years he struggled with the shattered remains of his dreams -- until there came a breakthrough insight: "When you hit rock bottom, you have 2 choices -- to live or to die." Vik chose life. Five years after his accident he went skydiving, "To fall consciously this time." Today he is a budding stand-up comedian pursuing a new set of dreams. Read more about how this inspired young man came to decode life's "blessings in disguise." (13243 reads)
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