Baltimore Magazine: The Extra Mile

October 1, 2012
A patient sets out to overcome his paralysis and walk the 5K for Team Kennedy Krieger in the 2012 Baltimore Running Festival.

Doctors told him he’d be in a wheelchair by the time he was a teenager. Well, he’s miraculously beaten the odds and, this month, will be walking in his first 5K at the Baltimore Running Festival. “By the grace of God, I’ve strived to keep myself active and healthy,” he says. “I’m 58 and still going strong.” Sersen, of Joppatowne, has someone else to thank—the team at Kennedy Krieger’s International Center for Spinal Cord Injury (ICSCI) where he started therapy in 2008. Read more.