Erik Sorto (image) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail Caption Giving himself a drink for the first time in 10 years, Erik Sorto says, "This study has been very meaningful to me. As much as the project needed me, I needed the project. The project has made a huge difference in my life. It gives me great pleasure to be part of the solution for improving paralyzed patients' lives." Credit [Credit: Spencer Kellis and Christian Klaes / Caltech] Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the material when publishing. It may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.