28 Jan '15, 11am

Twin pushes her disabled sister at the Miami Half Marathon:

Twin sisters Nichole and Jennifer Rider had been runners since middle school, doing daily three-milers through the fields of Wyoming to help keep them in shape for basketball games and track meets, where they competed side by side. "We're passionate athletes and played every sport we could," Nichole told Runner's World Newswire . "We loved track because it was a break from the structure in basketball. Running was our release." But one day in November 1995, when the pair was in college, Nichole was the victim of a car accident that left her paralyzed her from the neck down. "After my accident, Jennifer didn't run for a year," Nichole said. "It was so hard for her; it was a survivor's guilt type of thing." Though she was given only a 5 percent chance of walking again, Nichole regained enough feeling in her arms and legs to allow her to return to her active lifestyle. She's n...

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