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Former standout Lake Braddock pitcher Nick Balenger was paralyzed from the chest down but is now walking with forearm crutches.

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Batter, Up

Former Lake Braddock baseball player Nick Balenger recognized for injury recovery.

Nick Balenger’s promising athletic career all but disappeared in an instant. In 2012, the former Lake Braddock pitcher suffered a spinal cord injury while swimming in Hawaii.


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