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Amy Van Dyken Using Social Networks To Recover

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen had always enjoyed using social networks to talk to fans and friends, but it wasn’t until she was recovering from surgery that she found out how useful social networking could really be. Amy was involved in an all-terrain vehicle accident on June 6, severing her spine and leaving her with no feeling in her legs. She was …

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Amy Van Dyken-Rouen is Strengthened by Social Media

Nothing seems to be getting Amy Van Dyken-Rouen down, despite the physical hurdles and emotional fallout following an unfortunate accident that changed her life forever, and social media may have something to do with her positive attitude. The six-time Olympic gold medalist was involved in an all-terrain vehicle accident on June 6, leaving her paralyzed. From the moment she woke …

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Amy Van Dyken Stays Positive After ATV Accident

On June 6, former gold medal-winning Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken’s life changed forever following an ATV wreck in which she severed her spinal chord. While doctors were able to perform surgery to save Amy’s life, she was left paralyzed below the waist, with no feeling at all in her legs or toes. Despite the huge setback for such a …

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Amy Van Dyken Rouen Severs Spine in ATV Accident

Amy Van Dyken Rouen, six-time Olympic gold medalist, severed her spine in an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accident near her Scottsdale, AZ home on Friday. Van Dyken, 41, and husband Tom Rouen were coming home from dinner Friday night when the ATV she was driving hit a curb in a restaurant parking lot and tumbled down a five- to seven-foot embankment. …

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Amy Van Dyken Severs Spinal Cord In ATV Accident

Amy Van Dyken, a six-time Olympic gold medalist, was in an all-terrain vehicle accident on Friday that severed her spinal cord, and initial reports say she is in ICU and is unable to feel her toes or lower legs. The swimmer was injured in Show Low, Arizona and was airlifted to a hospital in Scottsdale. Though few details have been …

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