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In Everything Give Thanks

Original Air Date 10/27/2011

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Joni Eareckson Tada reflects on how she found hope after a devastating accident left her paralyzed.

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Joni Eareckson Tada

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A diving accident in 1967 left Joni Eareckson Tada, then 17, a quadriplegic in a wheelchair. After two years of rehabilitation, she was determined to help others in similar situations. Joni is now an internationally known advocate for people with disabilities. She is the founder and CEO of Joni and Friends International Disability Center, a best-selling author of more than 50 books, a radio and TV host, and a featured guest in numerous media outlets. Joni and her husband, Ken, reside in California. You can learn more about Joni and her ministry at