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The Mindset Athlete Podcast

Sep 29, 2017

In today's episode of the Mind Set Game Podcast, I sat down with Brett Parks.

Brett is hopeful of competing at the 2020 Paralympics Games in Tokyo, Japan. 

However, before starting on his Paralympic Journey, Brett didn't expect to face death when he went to meet a client for his personal training business. But when he heard someone yell for help, he ran to stop a robbery and got shot in the process. The bullet destroyed several inches of his inferior vena cava, the largest vein in the body, which is critical to bring blood to the heart.

He was rushed to the UF Health Jacksonville Trauma Center, where he would lose more than double the average person's blood volume in the hours that followed. He later lost a kidney, part of his colon and part of his leg. But against all the odds, he survived and became known as the "Miracle Man."

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