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Reprinted from PN October 2018

Paralyzed Veterans of America members experienced a whirlwind of a week at the 38th National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Orlando, Fla.

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It was an emotional and captivating week for hundreds of veterans of all ages and abilities at the 38th National Veterans Wheelchair Games (NVWG) in Orlando, Fla. More than 600 participants from across the United States, Great Britain and Puerto Rico gathered in central Florida from July 30–Aug. 4 for the NVWG to take part in 19 sports. 

Co-sponsored by Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) and the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Games help veterans with spinal-cord injury and disease (SCI/D) feel the thrill of competing while also experiencing camaraderie and a host of other emotions. 

There was empathy and compassion from veterans as they helped honor a longtime PVA member and some other former Games participants. There was also pure excitement and happiness as other veterans met their idols or received unexpected awards.

As always, the NVWG provided everyone with an amazing experience and supplied many great stories.

 

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