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  • Right.

  • Hi, I'm Carla Zeus.

  • We are five days away from the official start of spring.

  • But for many schools and colleges in America, spring break has sprung or is about to be springing.

  • What does this look like in the era of coronavirus, several U.

  • S colleges have canceled spring break.

  • The University of California, Davis has offered students $75 not to go anywhere during the week off.

  • These schools are trying to prevent people from traveling, partying in large groups and possibly catching and spreading Covid 19.

  • But thousands are traveling anyway.

  • Looking to enjoy a much anticipated vacation.

  • Last Friday, the Transportation Security Administration said it screened 1.3 million people at U.

  • S airports.

  • That's the highest number of travelers in a day since March 15th 2020.

  • And that's got some health officials worried.

  • The directors for the U.

  • S.

  • Centers for Disease Control says when travel numbers go up, an increase in covid cases tends to follow.

  • And in Florida, where some beaches have been crowded with visitors, one mayor says there are too many people coming to let loose, while another says it's important for them.

  • to keep their masks on and their distance from each other.

  • The good news is America's daily number of positive coronavirus tests has continued to decrease.

  • Experts hope Spring BREAK DOESn't change THAT 12th trivia.

  • Which of these U.

  • S.

  • Cities was founded, the most recently in 18 89.

  • Little Rock, Arkansas Independence.

  • Oregon, Kansas City, Missouri or Salt Lake City, Utah.

  • Kansas City officially got its name in 18 89 though the town it came from dates back to the 18 thirties.

  • Wesley Hamilton is a CNN hero who started a non profit organization called Disabled, but not really.

  • And it's what he went through to get there.

  • That really makes his story stand out.

  • A shooting.

  • An ulcer that required six surgeries in two years of bed rest, depression and becoming dangerously overweight in his own words.

  • Here's how Hamilton turned it all around.

  • Yeah, I was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri.

  • Growing up, I was a product of my environment, living in poverty.

  • My role models were people that was in the streets.

  • I never knew no other way out.

  • Yeah, January 12th, 2012 was the day that my life changed forever.

  • I was part of an altercation that led to me being shot multiple times in my abdomen and result of that spinal cord injury paralyzed from the waist.

  • Now for the rest of my life, when the doctors told me that I was never gonna walk again, I didn't believe it.

  • I was in denial that put me more in a deeper hole of depression.

  • This looks very, very good to me.

  • My daughter's name is Naevia.

  • I was determined to be a better person and a better father, and that was literally the motivation for me to start to take control of my life.

  • I enrolled into a local community college and took up a dietician course.

  • Fell in love with it.

  • It started to heal my body in ways that just wasn't physical.

  • It was mental.

  • I lost £100 that was mind blowing for me.

  • I thought to myself at that point, man, if there's anything that I want, I just have to go get it.

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  • I also opened my eyes up to fitness.

  • I became this award winning adaptive athlete again, reaching levels of life that I never thought I was going to reach.

  • I was motivated to find a way to help people with disabilities become more active and healthy.

  • So I started.

  • My nonprofit organization is one of five.

  • Yeah, that's hassle.

  • What's going on in there?

  • We got a nice workout today.

  • My program is built for those that are ready to take the next step in life and focus on Independence.

  • You guys go back soon.

  • Tony.

  • That's too much leverage, man.

  • We challenged people with disabilities to training what things that maybe you never thought you could do because you just didn't have the courage to try.

  • Look at this movement, baby.

  • Come on.

  • Why are you wearing trait?

  • We work with people with spinal cord injuries, PTSD visually impairment, slowly heart.

  • You can start right here if you have a limitation that it's not allowing you to be who you are destined to be, and then we can help you.

  • Don't Kobe.

  • I made my garage into a gym, adding that band right like this, the Van Haver, once it's safe to get back into a community atmosphere.

  • We're really looking to continually are real classes.

  • You see what I mean?

  • I don't know.

  • Nice.

  • You figure it out.

  • That's all that matters.

  • Good job.

  • Let I had never seen a positive representation of a person in a wheelchair that symbolized how to take control of your life.

  • Hey, man, Nick didn't come to play today.

  • That's all we have created a safe place where all people can work out and allowing you not to be intimidated.

  • Because when you come through the door, we actually have things that speak to your ability level.

  • Come on, Easy.

  • All right, let's get these Russian twist going, All right.

  • Just wanted to change the way people see fitness and allow people to understand that it is for everyone.

  • Go.

  • We've opened our doors up to kids with disabilities.

  • I like it.

  • I want to be that mentor.

  • There we go.

  • One more five.

  • Now row.

  • It's very important for me to go in depth on a personal level with everybody that comes to our program.

  • What is accountability to you like?

  • What gives you in the door proving to myself that yes, we can do this.

  • I come from a place of empathy.

  • I understand the pain In 2018 hours in the car, man, I'm paralyzed from the chest down.

  • Everything in life is not going to be glittering.

  • Go, Something stink.

  • I'm just worried about what I can do versus about what I can't.

  • I love working out.

  • Before my accident, I might be at the gym 56 days a week.

  • I was told that I wouldn't be able to do some of the things that I do now.

  • Are you gonna be there, bro?

  • More than anything, it gives me hope.

  • It's showing me that there are more options out there.

  • Then I got a great support system on top of their.

  • But everybody here, we're all here for a common goal to do better for ourselves.

  • A lot of us try to get back to the lives we had, you know?

  • But you're learning that you're about to do more.

  • The determination for life is powerful, man.

  • If you don't want it, you ain't gonna have it.

  • You ain't gonna get it.

  • Hey, I'm drinking on it with West.

  • It's kind of good to have a mentor.

  • That is, in a situation that you're in.

  • And they understand what you're going and where you're trying to get to.

  • Before I met West I was just living as somebody in a wheelchair.

  • I wasn't experiencing life.

  • West introduced me to an entire world of handicapped people doing things I didn't know it's possible.

  • He definitely re instilled the ability to push past adversity, set a goal, achieve it.

  • I chose not to allow my struggle to be my identity.

  • I've gained so much from my injury that I don't see nothing wrong with it.

  • And I want other people to have that same mindset.

  • Rather, you want to be an athlete entrepreneur, Go back to work, be a parent.

  • What we do is give you the tools to be successful in life.

  • We're just playing that seat.

  • Give me some love.

  • Good job, Good job.

  • I'm not done yet.

  • I'm just getting started.

  • Mm.

  • There are different levels of Star Wars fans out there.

  • These guys have got to be at the top.

  • They recently built a massive replica of the bounty hunters Razor Crest gunships seen in the Mandalorian series.

  • The model actually used for that series was only 2 ft long, most of the shots on film or computer generated.

  • But this Russian fans replica is more life sized.

  • 45 ft long private sponsors, a fan and a friend who sold his car, all chipped in.

  • Having a car is stellar, but having a spaceship is interstellar.

  • Of course, it might have caused some grief to see the cargo.

  • Some critics might have called it Boca Tan crazy, but the fans would have said At least they care enough to do in such a good job.

  • It really was for a good replica cause.

  • And they probably do it all.

  • Mandalore again Up, Carla Zoos Ben Lomond High School Let's Go, Scots in Ogden, Utah Thank you for subscribing on YouTube.

  • We hope to see you and everyone else tomorrow for more CNN 10.

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