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By Dan Petcoff — Jan 7, 2016 11:11pm

Happy New Year Jack! I started following your story a few days after your injury. I coach a Hockey Team in Toronto and I want you to know that my son Blake and I think you are a very inspirational young man. I love your fight and your determination I too Bel13ve. Best wishes from Toronto!

By J Hahn — Oct 25, 2015 10:28pm

This a pretty "cool" post. Jack seems to be forging ahead with some amazing opportunities. His story and your family's story is a story about God's grace and what can happen when grief becomes a catalyst for something good. I still pray for Jack's recovery and for your family to continue to be blessed. Tell Jack to continue his therapy work. Some day it will pay off in a BIG way.

By Lenore, San Clemente — Oct 22, 2015 10:11pm

WOW!!! Jack is at USC and is pledging!! That's wonderful news!!! He's just an hour north of me! Would love to go up and see him and tell him that I've been following him here since day 1 of its inception! There are no words to express how incredibly happy I am for him and you all.  I have prayed for you all since learning of Jack's accident and have followed with great anticipation and hope for recovery and growth! God has/is continuing to answer our prayers! Thank you so much for the updates.  I will continue to send positive energy, love and prayers! Much love from San Clemente xoxo

By Joanne Wafer — Aug 23, 2015 10:12pm

Wishing you a great week back at school! It sounds like it will be an exciting and fun semester. Keep up the amazing work in therapy and in school. It's a lot o do but it will pay off. Like many others, I strongly BEL13VE that Jack will be out of his chair someday, and that all of the others living with SCI will too. Prayers every night from Montréal. Stay strong, Jack!

(As I was writing this, "We'll Watch Over You" started playing from my playlist; pretty fitting)

By Jeanette Hahn — Aug 23, 2015 8:11pm

I get very excited when I read your posts. None of you have let grass grow under your feet as you wait for this research to become reality. I do believe that Jack will get out of his chair. Perhaps my prayers for Jack need to include breakthroughs in SC research. Blessings to all of you as you head into this school year.

By Mary Stein — Aug 11, 2015 12:14pm

It is so inspiring to see how far you have come, Jack!  I wanted to share a link to the page of another man with a spinal cord injury, Kirk Ingram, of St. Louis Park.  He, too, was a hockey player, and he is showing the same fighting spirit you did following your injury.  Please visit his page and offer some encouragement to Kirk and his family.