Wheelchair-bound student walks across stage to collect his Masters

Man with life-shortening disease rose from wheelchair to be honoured

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Sam Bridgman lives with Friedreich's ataxia. It is a life-shortening disease that causes loss of coordination from the toes to the fingertips.

But Sam rose from his wheelchair to walk across the stage at the University of South Florida and receive two master's degrees from the USF Muma College of Business.

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