Rising Star: Ronald Mann

A fighting spirit that will never be defeated

A turning point. A crossroads.

21 years ago, Ronald Mann almost took his own life.

The Army veteran had just lost his leg in a motorcycle accident.

Heart, determination and a fighting spirit.

The 45-year-old D.C. resident is now one of the top U.S. parathletes in Mixed Martial Arts.

As ABC7 sports reporter Scott Abraham shows us, Ronald has battled back from the lowest of lows with hopes of qualifying for the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo.

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