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Brick Township handcyclist Sam Spencer back home after Boston Marathon victory

A training run left Sam Spencer paralyzed from

A training run left Sam Spencer paralyzed from the waist down 22 years ago, when he was 29 years old. (April 23, 2014 6:03 PM)

A New Jersey handcyclist who finished first at the Boston Marathon is back at home in Brick Township.

Sam Spencer was an avid skier in Vermont. "I grew up on skis," he says. "I was told I was on skis from the time I was 15 months old." 

A training run left him paralyzed from the waist down 22 years ago, when he was 29 years old. He says he uses video of the accident as an educational...

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