Once Paralyzed, Teen Finds Solace in Swimming – CBS 11

June 15, 2012 – Jay Gormley of CBS Ch. 11 covers the story of Landon Light who four years ago awoke paralyzed from his chest down as the result of Transverse Myelitis, a rare disease that causes the immune system to attack the spinal cord. Through a combination of treatment, rehabilitation and sheer determination, Landon is now swimming for his school team.

Children’s Medical Center Dallas is Landon’s hospital and one of only two hospitals in the nation that specializes in Transverse Myelitis


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