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Avoiding the Knife

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"I live a normal, active life. We go to the movies. We go to parties. We got to restaurants and drive all over the country. Other than not being able to engage in active or high-impact sports, I live a full life," he says.

"Without VAX-D, I don't know where I'd be. I would probably have a bunch of steel in my spine and probably be stuck in bed someplace. I was headed there real fast."

Kimberly Sanchez is a St. Louis freelance writer and frequent contributor to WebMD. She also has written for the Los Angeles Times, New York Newsday, the Chicago Sun-Times, and the Dallas Morning News.

 

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