Kamloops woman set for Paralympic games
Days before her 21st birthday, Jessica Vliegenthart lost the use of her legs in a workplace accident.The young Kamloops university student was fire-fighting in the Northwest Territories, as a summer job.
Eight years later, Jessica is set to compete in the Paralympic games in London, on Canada's wheelchair basketball team.
She spoke to Betsy Trumpener from Winnipeg, where she is training with her team.
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