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‘Don’t give up’: Madison man learns to walk again after near-fatal crash, overcomes addiction

CT Insider
Shoreline Times
By Susan Braden

MADISON — It’s almost hard to imagine that four years ago a near-fatal car crash left Jason Bedford unable to walk and addicted to pain medication.

Bedford looks pretty fit as he propels himself into a box jump, a high-impact exercise typically done in CrossFit gyms.

He lets out a whoop after he lands on a cushioned box in the proper form, on his heels, knees bent.

“I actually didn’t think I could do this like a month ago,” he said, catching his breath.