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After accident, high-flier is one of a kind

At 35, Michael Glen isn't letting the fact that he is living with paralysis from a car accident at the age of 21, keep him from soaring through the skies.

And you can see Glen, also a Reeve Foundation Ambassador, in the skies this weekend at the Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning.

Before taking flight in a typical hot air balloon, the pilot usually climbs into the basket.

Michael Glen lies down.

That’s because Glen, 35, is paralyzed below the waist.

“I can do anything anybody else can do, I just might do it differently,” he said.


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Janelle

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Published Monday, July 19, 2010 7:55 AM by j_lo
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