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Meet Dr. Rummel



Dr. Ted Rummel, an active orthopedic surgeon at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St.Louis, Missouri, became paralyzed from the waist down after a blood filled sac burst in his spinal cord, Just over a year later, he returned to the operating room. A true “beating ridiculous odds” story, it reminds us that we are capable of overcoming life’s obstacles, whether they be hitches or total FUBARs.

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Kristen E. Strubberg is the Editor-in-Chief for TGNR. Kristen founded TGNR in 2013 - seeking to create a high quality platform for original, eclectic and substantive positive news journalism by attracting expert contributors in many varying subjects. Kristen also works as a clinical medical researcher in Cardiology, with an original background in Neuroscience. Her passion for science has translated to her science-fiction specialization, with her highly adept published insights into the best of sci-fi’s popular culture. Kristen has served as TGNR’s Editor-in-Chief since 2013.