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    Last modified 10/22/2008 - 8:19 am
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    'Impossible' dreamer has Oprah in his sights

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    Disabled DUI victim hand-cycling to Chicago.




    By Bridget Murphy, The Times-Union


    One mile at a time, disabled Navy veteran Don Worley set out Tuesday to finish what he's calling his "Impossible Dream" tour.

    Leaving from Jacksonville's City Hall, the 47-year-old began a hand-cycle journey of more than 1,000 miles to Chicago. Before he left, Worley told well-wishers his journey is about both consequences and possibilities.

    Worley wants teenagers to think twice before they drink and drive, to consider that one mistake by a 17-year-old drunken driver put him in a wheelchair after a 2005 Flagler County crash. Worley also wants disabled people to aim beyond expectations.

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    http://www.jacksonville.com/tu-onlin...46910559.shtml

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    Looks like he's coming right by me. I'm going to try to meet up and ride a little ways with him.
    If you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.


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      "It's not the despair, I can handle the despair! It's the hope!" - John Cleese

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        http://www.jacksonville.com/tu-onlin...57518947.shtml

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        Last edited by addiesue; 12-01-2008, 01:42 AM.
        If you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.


        Sometimes it is easier to widen doors than it is to open minds.

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