In July 2003 Clayton Braun nearly died on a Mississippi River
sandbar after he dived headfirst into the water during a day of
waterskiing. Three years later, confined to a wheelchair and with
extraordinarily limited use of his arms and hands, Braun was something
of a reluctant recruit to the area's quadriplegic rugby team, the St.
Louis Rugby Rams. Read the rest of this Best Of St. Louis story.