Some positive news


from CalMatters

Many readers have told me they crave positive news — and, with seemingly endless reports of destructive fires, I could use some myself. So here are two amazing stories of Californians defying the odds.

On Sunday, Robert Paylor, who in 2017 was paralyzed from the neck down while playing for Cal’s rugby team — and had been told he might never be able to move again — stood up from his wheelchair, grabbed his walker, and accepted his diploma from UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ, the Mercury News reports.

  • Paylor“While this was only 5 to 10 yards, it’s some of the most important 5 to 10 yards I’ll ever walk in my life. … I hope when they saw me walk across that stage they saw themselves overcoming their own challenges.”

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