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Nothing is Impossible: Reflections on a New Life

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/sbmj.030239 (Published 01 February 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:030239
  1. Maryam Naeem, third year medical student1
  1. 1Barts and the London School of Medicine

Falling from a horse in 1995 left Christopher Reeve quadriplegic, dependent on a ventilator. He wanted to be on his feet by his 50th birthday (in September 2002), and although he has not achieved this goal he has made remarkable progress.

Nothing is Impossible is not a confessional nor a diary but simply a collection of Reeves thoughts and opinions. The focus of the book is the potential for all of us to transcend our limitations, both internal and external, and not just to accept difficulties and problems …

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