11-26-10 1:05 PM EST | E-mail Article
MEDIA ADVISORY - Rick Hansen to re-visit Jordan and Israel as part of 25th Anniversary Activities
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Will recognize Jordanian Royal Family, sign spinal cord registry, visit Terry Fox Memorial

VANCOUVER, Nov. 26 /CNW/ - To commemorate the 25th Anniversary of his Man In Motion World Tour, and to recognize outstanding international achievements in the areas of finding a cure for spinal cord injuries and creating accessible communities, Rick Hansen will begin his first of four international engagement trips taking place until mid-2011. This first trip will begin in Amman, Jordan and conclude in Jerusalem, Israel.

With the objective of furthering international partnerships, announcing a collaborative international agreement in regards to the Rick Hansen Institute's spinal cord registry and recognizing and inspiring the world's next generation of difference makers, the middle-Eastern component of the Rick Hansen Foundation's international program will continue Rick's dream of inspiring change in others.