Paralyzed Rutgers Player Eric LeGrand Tweets Pic Of Himself Standing

NEW YORK (WFAN/AP) — Paralyzed Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand continues to amaze.

LeGrand has posted two photographs of himself standing during therapy with the assistance of a machine. The images appeared Wednesday on LeGrand’s Twitter account. His mother is also with him in the photos.

“Standing up little by little in therapy,” LeGrand tweeted.

He added: “Standing tall, we can’t fall. Standing upright again.”

eric legrand stands1 Paralyzed Rutgers Player Eric LeGrand Tweets Pic Of Himself Standing

(credit: Eric LeGrand via Yfrog/@BigE52_RU)

After being paralyzed from the neck down while making a tackle on a kickoff return against Army on Oct. 16 at New Meadowlands Stadium, the 20-year-old wonder has welcomed all sorts of challenges. He’s even taking classes via Skype this summer.

“A lot of hard effort in different ways of reading now, just flipping the page with my hands I’m going to need somebody to help me,” he told CBS 2′s Hazel Sanchez last month. “In the end I’m going get it done so I can get my degree.”

LeGrand has said he believes he will walk again.

“There’s no stopping me,” LeGrand told Sanchez. “Trying to live my life to the best of my abilities right now.”

Let’s hear your reaction to LeGrand’s tweets in the comments below…

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  1. brooklyn4ever says:

    Eric, you are an inspiration to all. You are an amazing young man and I can only wish you godspeed in getting to where you want to be. You definitely have the will and I believe in my heart of hearts that you will show the world just what a fighter you are by walking out of the doors of the rehab center that you are in, totally on your own. God Bless!

  2. SAINT says:

    THROUGH JESUS CHRIST ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE WITH FAITH BELIEVING IN JESUS CHRIST. THE ULTIMATE MIRACLE WORKER WHO MAKES THE IMPOSSIBLE POSSIBLE! I WAS SHOT IN THE BACK OF MY NECK, I WAS A C4 VERTEBRA FRACTURED AROUND MY SPINE. THE DOCTOR SAID I WILL NEVER WALK AGAIN OR HAVE KIDS AGAIN! THROUGH JESUS CHRIST LOOK AT ME NOW WALKING AND MOVING ALL OF MY LIMBS AGAIN, PLUS I HAD TWO KIDS AFTER THAT. MY LEFT ARM IS STILL JUST A LITTLE UNFUNCTIONALBLE. A SMALL PRICE TO PAY FOR BEING PARALYZED FROM MY NECK DOWN. KEEP YOUR FAITH IN JESUS CHRIST THE MIRACLE WORKER LEGRAND YOU WILL BE ALRIGHT!

  3. General says:

    Mr. LeGrand you are an inspiration to us all. Keep the miracles coming.

  4. CJAFHH says:

    So amazing, I’m so happy, I pray miracles continue for this wonderful and talented young man!

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