Less than two years after Linda and Cory Modersohn married in 1985, Cory was in an accident that left him paralyzed. Here's how they've overcome this hurdle -- together.
When Linda Modersohn got the news that her husband, Cory, had been in a motorcycle crash, her feelings went beyond fear. "I was terrified," she says of that awful day. But it was worse when she saw Cory at the hospital, facedown and strapped to a board. "His back was totally deformed. He said, 'This is really bad. I can't feel or move my legs.' I realized that life as we knew it was over."
At 24, Linda was suddenly faced with caring for a paraplegic: "A doctor with a clipboard ran through a list of scary risks -- the suicide rate, the divorce rate. The more he talked, the harder I cried. He said we'd never be able to have kids. That was the blow of all blows."
For a few months, Cory lived in a rehabilitation facility, and Linda moved in with herRead More »from Could Your Marriage Survive an Injury like This?