A University of Oklahoma gymnast's rise from a broken body to an unbreakable spirit - Article Photos 3/4

Kayla Nowak stretches during OU gymnastics practice, Monday, April 1, 2013. Nowak was doing a move on the uneven bars that she's done thousands of times. But last December, her heels caught on the bar like they never had before and it changed her life. She nearly severed her spinal cord. Photo By David McDaniel/The Oklahoman David McDaniel - The Oklahoman