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Bob Sim is beginning a new stage in his life as a motivational speaker. He became paralyzed from the chest down after a 2010 motorcycle accident, and now welcomes the opportunity to share what he has learned about living through life's difficult times. Connie Vandermay, Perham FOCUS

The power of positive thinking; Paralyzed Perham man hopes to be an inspiration to others

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"The only thing that handicaps people is a bad attitude," according to Bob Sim. "It's truly what I believe now."

That means a lot coming from Sim, as the Perham man has been constrained to a wheelchair since 2010, when a motorcycle accident left him paralyzed from the chest down.


Sim, now a quadriplegic, has limited movement in his shoulders and arms.

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