One step at a time
Editor's note: This story was originally posted on Jan. 7, 2005.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- The frail, 72-year-old man carefully shuffled his way across the tile floor of the rehabilitation center with no intention of stopping. Through one room, out its door. Down a hallway, past his target. Around a physical therapist, through another door.
He leaned heavily on a metal walker, but that didn't matter. He was moving.
"You all right, Coach? You doing all right?" his therapist asked.
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