Story of Survival: Documentary Recounts Man’s Recovery from Brain Injury


(Hull Daily Mail) - Paul Spence, 35, suffered a catastrophic brain injury after he was punched in a Hull pub on Easter Sunday in 2012. He spent months in hospital and was told he would never make a full recovery. However, Mr Spence has rebuilt his life and set up a charity dedicated to helping those with brain injuries. Now, a documentary about his progress, entitled Running To Recovery, will be shown on the big screen.

"I have thankfully come a long way since my injury, but it's a long, hard road to walk, and I just hope this film proves an inspiration to all others who are facing any kind of struggle in life, not just brain injuries," he said. "You can rebuild your life, you just need to be patient, you need to stay positive, and you need support, as do all of the people around you, and this documentary shows that. CONTINUE