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Press Photo by Linda Sailer Sheila Braun adjusts Amber Braun's graduation cap on May 17 at her home. The Brauns are looking forward to Amber's graduation today at Dickinson High School.

Overcoming adversity:" DHS student Amber Braun completes studies, despite paralysis of arms and legs

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Graduation day may be a stepping stone for most students; but for Dickinson High School senior Amber Braun, the day represents a major achievement.


There was a point in her life when graduation was a remote possibility.

On Oct. 31, 2009, Amber was involved in a vehicle rollover in which a crushed spinal cord caused paralysis of her arms and legs.

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