Mackenzie Gorden broke her neck. Her body was paralyzed and doctors believed she would never walk again. However, Mackenzie doesn’t listen to the rules. She heard their predictions and decided something important: she was walking again, no matter what. You won’t believe what happened next.
She rolled her truck and broke her neck in June 2012 after she swerved to avoid a deer. She could see her cellphone ringing after the crash but her limbs were numb and pinned beneath her.
Two hours later, an off-duty emergency responder stumbled upon her while out for a motorcycle ride.
Doctors said she would never walk again.
She was determined, though. She underwent a groundbreaking therapy that recreates walking by force until the body knows what to do.
Mackenzie literally FORCED herself to walk.
She shocked her family – and the world – when she walked down the aisle as a bridesmaid in September. With her brother and the best man at her side, she triumphantly walked.
“I never accepted that I couldn’t walk again,'” she said. “If I don’t want to be in the chair, I’ve got to do something myself to get out of it.”
“I’ve never seen her shed a tear,” her mother Karen Gorden told the Post.
Mackenzie, who returned to her wheelchair after walking down the aisle, but that doesn’t mean she is giving up. She plans on attending nursing classes.
And of course, completing more therapy. NOTHING can crush her spirit.
This amazing girl proved a great point: never give up. Even when things look impossible, there is always a way.Source