Former Springfield Township police officer Mark Dodez was told he may never walk again after being paralyzed from the waist down, is now making steps to a new beginning.
News Channel 5 had a chance to track the progress of Dodez in his home. Dodez can now use a walker to walk about 158 feet after doctors told him it was nearly impossible.
"They told my wife, 'one in a thousand chance' of me walking and I'm walking," Dodez said.
Dodez was struck by a drunk driver on March 31, while walking along South Arlington Road investigating a case.
He says he is staying strong and trying to move forward for his kids. he hopes to walk his daughters down the isle one day.
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