Destiny Walks Again For UH Parma Caregivers Two Years After Paralysis Strikes

(click photo to enlarge)

  • Destiny Porter of Parma was paralyzed in fall 2020 by a mysterious virus two weeks before her wedding to Craig Pawlus. The couple were married the following Valentine's Day.

  • Destiny returned to UH Parma Medical Center in December to thank her ICU nurses and the Acute Rehabilitation Center caregivers who took care of her after she was paralyzed.

  • The physical and occupational therapists in Acute Rehab were overwhelmed with emotion to see Destiny rise up from her wheelchair and walk again.

Back to Article