Leon Ford Jr.is a victim of injustice followed by a lifetime in a wheelchair but with the help of his inspiring son and the will to gain his strength back he may one day be able to walk once more.
Sometimes a few words of encouragement can be the difference in failure and success.
Leon Ford Jr. Has Been Through More Than Most Can Fathom
About five years ago in 2012 Leon Ford Junior’s life changed forever. What began as a traffic stop ended in a puddle of blood.
Although the Pittsburgh man was unarmed and not guilty of any crime however, Leon was arrested and then later, acquitted on a count of aggravated assault.
On this devasting day that forever changed his days, Leon was unarmed and not guilty yet-he wasshot noot once, not twice but five times.
The unjust incident left him paralyzed from the waist down. Unable to get around without the assistance of a wheelchair-doctors said that there was little chance he would walk ever again.
His Son Has Been A Constant Source Of Inspiration
It was his son who gave Leon the strength to fight through the pain and make it his mission to walk again.
After all the court cases and lawsuits, after the publicity and the possibility of spending the rest of your life being cared for, Leon resolved to beat the odds and find the strength to survive and press on.
Sometimes, it really is the little things that mean the most. For this father the inspiring words of his young son -a simple “Keep Pushin, Keep Pushin”.
With His Son’s Help-Leon Is Making Small Strides