Athlete's spirit prevails after injury
George Rizer for the Boston Globe
A little more than 13 months have passed, and the 16-year-old Brown is still confined to a wheelchair. But slowly, he's making progress. Three times a week, he spends two hours in assisted physical therapy at Journey Forward, working to rebuild bone density and help fire muscle signals towards his ultimate goal to walk again. The Canton-based non-profit specializes in treating spinal cord injuries with intensive exercise.