People in the news

January 2006
PN;Jan2006, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p40
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The article presents information on several veterans currently in news. Sam Schmidt, a former driver in the Indy Racing League who sustained spinal-cord injury (SCI), now commands championship winning Sam Schmidt Motorsports. He works with companies like Sunrise Medical to improve equipment for people with paralysis. Alfred Wilkins, a veteran, died on October 29, 2005. He had received Paralyzed Veterans of America's prestigious Jack Gerhardt Award and was a ten-time national table tennis champion.


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