Woodhaven swimmer showing progress after paralysis

Cooper Eckert was paralyzed from the chest down after jumping into his family's pool last May. Since then, he's worked every day to regain mobility in his body. With some success, Cooper is striving to be back in the water come next fall.

Paralyzed after motorcycle accident, Woodhaven man gifted new bike for Detroit marathon

Sallah Mohamed received quite the surprise Tuesday at a Planet Fitness. The 23-year-old man from Woodhaven was paralyzed after a motorcycle accident in 2017. Since then, he's become somewhat of a local celebrity for the employees at the local gym, who have spied him lifting weights this year. As he's trained for the Detroit Free Press marathon, he's also garnered the attention of many. Which is why on Oct. 1, he was blessed with a brand new handcycle for his upcoming race.