Frank Gardner meets paralysed student after diving accident

The BBC's security correspondent Frank Gardner was left paralysed 16 years ago after he and his cameraman, Simon Cumbers, were ambushed by al-Qaeda in Saudi Arabia. Frank Gardner was shot six times and paralysed; Simon Cumbers was killed.

In a new documentary he meets other people who have been paralysed as an adult.

UK viewers can watch Being Frank: The Frank Gardner Story on on BBC iPlayer.

The documentary was filmed before March 2020

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