Josh Hinton was ready to start his first year of college when a freak bounce house accident left him with a life-threatening injury. A quick surgery saved his life, but he was paralyzed from the neck down, possibly for life. Josh was known for his athleticism, dancing and positive attitude.
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A Facebook group, Team Hinton, was created to update friends and family about Josh's condition, but it quickly became a source of inspiration for anyone who followed the page. One story in particular touched hundreds of people.
Josh was transported to Craigs Hospital in Colorado to receive treatment for his injuries. The doctors were amazed as Josh miraculously started to get movement back in his arms and hands. Everyone was hopeful that with time Josh would walk again.
Josh's family kept the world updated on Josh's progress through frequent videos of Josh's therapy sessions. His mom posted videos featuring Josh explaining how he felt and how he continued to hope for a full recovery.
Josh's therapists still believe he will walk again, but in the meantime, Josh continues to bring a smile to the faces of family, friends and strangers alike. Although he hasn't gained back his ability to walk, Josh decided to begin college this year, which proves he has control of his life, even when his path unexpectedly changed.
11 months ago today Josh woke up early, jumped out of bed, went on a shorter run than normal, only 3 miles. He said, had...
Stacie Simpson is a FamilyShare staff writer. She loves listening to, gathering and sharing stories and advice to help others improve their quality of life. She spends most of her free time with her husband, ballroom dancing, reading and writing.