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A paralyzed Raleigh County man gets the chance of a lifetime at more than 850 feet in the air.

Michael McComas, 62, is a quadriplegic who was paralyzed from a car accident. But that did not stop him from scooting across the New River Gorge Bridge Catwalk.

 McComas has been in a rehabilitation for several months and wanted to face his fear of death.        

With a little help, he was able to cross the famous 3,000-foot bridge.

 

 

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