Olive Branch man recounts long, inspirational journey back from accident » The Commercial Appeal

Linda, Scott, and Scout

Scott Coleman figured he had a story to tell.

The longer he lived, the more the story took Coleman out of his comfort zone as a successful financial advisor with a loving wife and a comfortable home adjacent to the 18th green at an Olive Branch golf course.

On a warm June day in 1980, Coleman, who was 17 at the time, broke his neck in a skiing accident at Sardis Lake, an accident that led to months of rehabilitation. He remembers being one of 18 quadriplegic patients in the hospital. Of those 18, he says, only he and one other are still alive.

It was time to let others who may be in similar circumstances know there is hope.

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