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'I felt the slightest pop in the middle of my back': Homeless man describes attack that left him paralyzed

Garrett James Fisher is now living in an adult foster care facility, grappling with his new reality after he was stabbed in the back and paralyzed.

Maggie Vespa

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Published: 10:41 AM PDT September 27, 2019
Updated: 10:53 AM PDT September 27, 2019

A lifelong Oregonian, 30-year-old Garrett James Fisher has been homeless in Portland for the past year.

He knew life on the streets was dangerous, but a brutal attack by another homeless individual has now left the former classical music major paralyzed.