In 2000, Elizabeth Kolbe suffered a C6-7 spinal cord injury when her and her mother, Cindy, were in a car accident. With the help of h...
In 2000, Elizabeth Kolbe suffered a C6-7 spinal cord injury when her and her mother, Cindy, were in a car accident. With the help of her family and friends, Beth would go on to accomplish extraordinary things, including swimming in the Paralympics and for the Harvard College Women’s Swimming Team. Elizabeth works as a lawyer in Washington, DC. Follow their inspiring story of perseverance and teamwork.
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Special Thanks to Cindy and Beth Kolbe for sharing their story. You can read Cindy’s original article, “Breathing Lessons” on Parent Co. and learn more about their story at strugglingwithserendipity.com
ParentPartial arm functionPartial finger functionPartial trunk controlNo leg functionUnable to WalkCaucasianUnited StatesIncompleteQuadriplegicFemale