In 2006, Drew Donnellan, a Salpointe gymnast, was injured during a routine and left paralyzed. The Star has followed his journey from recovery to college graduation.
One of Tucson's top male gymnasts is paralyzed from the neck
down after suffering spinal cord damage in a tumbling accident his
coach says hap…
The flip was routine. Drew Donnellan had done it hundreds of
times, even working on a double. A few days earlier, he had tried a
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Drew Donnellan reaches his lips to the plastic straw sticking out of his motorized wheelchair.
The room with the drum kit will be Drew Donnellan's bedroom, at least for now. Volunteers have been renovating the old brick-and-plaster house…
Two hundred yards and a row of metal detectors away from the throng, Fran Donnellan tried to reassemble her son's wheelchair.
The Donnellans had their annual Christmas party one week ago.
Fran Donnellan might be the first mom in history to enjoy being
brushed off by her son.