COOL CAREERS — Rick Goldstein developed a compact, portable shower chair that anyone could use. It is called the “Go-Anywhere Commode, Shower ‘n Tub Chair.”
On her first day of flight school, Jessica Cox put on her headset and buckled her harness – with her feet. Cox, a native of Sierra Vista, AZ, now living in Tucson, was born without arms. She managed flight school as she did every challenge, “I dissected it to one thing at a time and built on that until I was successful.” Now a woman of many achievements, Jessica earns her living as a motivational speaker.
After growing up watching the X-Files, Gabe Trujillo thought he would work for the FBI. Today, he’s still looking for the truth as a journalist for 12 News.
Shawn Hall, an MMA judge, lives with a C5-6 spinal cord injury sustained at 18. Qualifying to judge can take as little as six months; for Hall it was a journey of five years, in part due to perceptions of his ability based upon his use of a power wheelchair.