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After the hit

By Pam Louwagie and Carlos Gonzalez, 11/26/12, 12:45PM CST


Star Tribune special report

With tacos, a cake, hockey buddies and family, Jack Jablonski celebrated his 17th birthday at home, one of the many milestones since the hit that paralyzed the teen.

Star Tribune special report

Now 17, Benilde-St. Margaret's junior Jack Jablonski powers though his injury of 11 months ago with determination and hope. Star Tribune reporter Pam Louwagie and photojournalist Carlos Gonzalez tell the story of the teenager's life-changing injury and the day-to-day challenges faced by Jablonski and his family.

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