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When one ride changes a life forever

When one ride changes a life forever

March 6, 2013

  Three men on the wheelchair basketball team share their stories of becoming disabled.  Many students walk to class and climb stairs everyday. But what happens when those abilities are taken away in the blink of an eye? Freshman David Fleming, junior John Piazza, and freshman Sam White kn...

A Non-Traditional Life: David Fleming

September 5, 2012

“I look at every class as ‘this is the class I need to graduate.’” This is the mindset David Fleming, 28, has as he begins his freshman year at UW-Whitewater as a non-traditional student. Fleming, originally from Huffman, Texas, moved to Whitewater in July 2011 with hopes of going to school...

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