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Disability doesn’t stop diehard

By Jimmy Robertson Nov. 8, 2023


Donald Bridges Jr. ’84 suffered an injury in 1987 that left him a quadriplegic, but that hasn’t kept him from attending numerous Virginia Tech football games over the years, including the Hokies’ Homecoming win over Wake Forest.

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"A Different Kind of Courage"
By Paula C. Squires
An inspirational new book about one man's triumph over paralysis.
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Book review: “A Different Kind of Courage: One Man’s Story of Triumph Over Paralysis” 

Richmond area writer captures the remarkable spirit of Don Bridges.


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