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No is not a word David Fraser knows. The 50-year-old has been paralyzed since birth but has not let that stop him from reaching his dreams, including competing in the recent New York City Marathon. The Players' Tribune captured the emotional moment he made his way across the finish line. We're completely in awe with your strength and perseverance, David!

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