Changing Course: Natalie Fung

Natalie Fung

I was 21 years old when I broke my neck and became paralyzed from the chest down. 

Up until this point, I had a relatively typical college experience. I was a student worker at USC Viterbi, I interned for a nonprofit that cleaned up beaches in Los Angeles, and I was about to start my first-ever paid internship for Nickelodeon. 

During September 2013 — my last semester of college at USC as a public relations major — I went on a spontaneous weekend trip to Las Vegas with some of my friends. And on our way back to the hotel, a drunk driver hit our cab. 

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