• Chris Norton’s Remarkable Graduation Weekend

Chris Norton and fiance Emiily at Luther College Graduation
Photo by Aaron Lurth, Luther College Photo Bureau

Chris Norton's Walk to Remember ~
"Chris Norton knew it was going to be a weekend to remember. He was planning to propose to his girlfriend Emily Summers, on Saturday. The next day, he'd walk across the stage to accept his diploma during Luther College's graduation ceremony. Those would be difficult steps for Chris, steps he had worked for nearly five years to be able to take. The walk would be epic." Read the rest of the story In the Loop and view more on NBCToday Health.  

Chris was airlifted to Mayo Clinic after a football injury in 2010 and given less than 3 percent chance of regaining feeling or movement below the neck. This is the original Mayo Clinic News Network story that first aired in October 2011:

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