Chad Pepper, left, and Lee Griffith, right, are raising money to buy a special wheelchair for O’Ree Crittenden, a quadriplegic, to hike the Georgia section of the Appalachian Trail. A lifelong outdoor enthusiast, Crittenden, 43, broke his neck after jumping off a pier to retrieve a child's kite in the ocean during a trip to Pensacola, Fla., in 2001.
Chad Pepper, left, and Lee Griffith, right, are raising money to buy a special wheelchair for O’Ree Crittenden, a quadriplegic, to hike the Georgia section of the Appalachian Trail. A lifelong outdoor enthusiast, Crittenden, 43, broke his neck after jumping off a pier to retrieve a child's kite in the ocean during a trip to Pensacola, Fla., in 2001. Robin Trimarchi rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.com
Chad Pepper, left, and Lee Griffith, right, are raising money to buy a special wheelchair for O’Ree Crittenden, a quadriplegic, to hike the Georgia section of the Appalachian Trail. A lifelong outdoor enthusiast, Crittenden, 43, broke his neck after jumping off a pier to retrieve a child's kite in the ocean during a trip to Pensacola, Fla., in 2001. Robin Trimarchi rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.com

Quadriplegic man seeks his chance to live out a dream

April 30, 2016 01:00 PM