In “Living the Dream” my dreams did come to life, as did those of all the others who participated.
By Derek Mortland
G’day mates! How ya goin’? First, let’s dispel a myth and answer a question that may be burning in some readers’ minds: The water does not go down the drain the opposite direction south of the equator. OK? So what am I doing down in Aussie land besides looking for myths to shatter? Well, the most direct answer is, I’m a musician who recently performed at an international music festival for people with disabilities in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. But before I tell you about that, you need to know some background.
I was injured in a motorcycle racing accident on June 14, 1997. I knew that the likelihood of my walking again was minimal, but with a T9 injury I saw no