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Melissa Stockwell

Melissa Stockwell NSB, adversity, teamwork, Motivation, perseverance, personal growth Melissa Stockwell NSB, adversity, teamwork, Motivation, perseverance, personal growth
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Melissa Stockwell: Rio Paralympics
Melissa Stockwell: TEDx: Choose Your Story
Melissa Stockwell: Chobani #NoBadStuff Philosophy
Melissa Stockwell: Melissa's Story
Melissa Stockwell: Kean University

Melissa Stockwell

American War Hero, 2015 Paralympic Medalist

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About Melissa Stockwell

When I woke up in the Baghdad ER on April 13, 2004, the furthest thing from my mind was being a Paralympian. At the time, I didn't even know what that word meant. After 24 years of having both my legs, I was suddenly missing one, taken from me by a roadside bomb on the streets of Iraq.

My initial thoughts were being thankful to have my life and then the endless questions on what my life would be like moving forward.

I got to Walter Reed Army Medical Center to start that process of moving ...

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Baghdad to Beijing and Beyond

Melissa talks about overcoming obstacles, perseverance and living life to it’s fullest. Melissa fully believes that anyone can do ...

We were so happy to have Melissa speak at our Sales and Marketing Offsite. There was not a dry eye in the audience and she left us all feeling inspired, motivated and incredibly proud to have her on our team.

Peter McGuinness, CMO - Chobani

Melissa, you forced us to take stock of how we view our own lives with your TEDxVail Talk, "Choose Your Story." We laughed when you flipped your leg completely around to show off your sweet new dance move. You stand on one leg with more courage and grace than many of us do on two. You moved hundreds to tears in the audience. Thanks, Melissa, for your powerful idea! You entice us all to choose life stories worth repeating.

Kat Haber - TEDx Vail

The guests at our Kids Rank: Ribbons of Character Benefit were completely engaged and inspired by our honoree Melissa Stockwell. Her story of determination and perseverance all with an optimistic attitude were exactly why she was chosen for our annual award. Beyond her incredible combat story, it is her continuing life's journey and her ability to make a human connection with people which made her time with us an unforgettable experience.

elcey Liverpool, Founder and Creator - Kids Rank
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