Peter Morton

Peter Morton

More Joy Than He Could Imagine
When he was 32, Peter Morton, now 49, was chief financial officer of a brokerage operations company in Minneapolis, Minn. A bike ride gone awry changed all of that when he broke his neck at C3-4 with neurological damage up to the C2 level, leaving him ventilator dependent. “The path was so difficult during those first few years,” he says. “Looking back, sometimes I am amazed that I made it through.”

A healthy family and friends support network were indispensable to Morton. “I had and still have great friends, a supportive family and a loving girlfriend who stuck by me through those di