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I Have A Spinal Cord Injury Resulting In Severe Pain

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    I'm A Broken Boxer! I Can't Believe This Happened To Me!

    I am a 55 year old man who has had a very interesting life.I am in recovery from drug/alcohol dependency since age 23, and have also gone through struggles with various personal issues. Although I had a great deal to over come i did so much hard work that I did it! I became a...
    brokenboxer brokenboxer 51-55, M 3 Responses Jul 26, 2011

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