|Alabama teen fulfills dream of catching swordfish|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
ISLAMORADA — A 19-year-old Alabama high school graduate who is confined to a wheelchair and legally blind was still beaming Sunday, the day after he reeled in a 105-pound swordfish off the Florida Keys.
In September 2008, Logan Prickett of Montgomery had a near-fatal reaction to intravenous contrast dye used in an MRI to examine his pituitary gland. He was in a coma for 12 days, was left with severe motor-control deficiencies and couldn’t speak above a whisper.
But Prickett returned to school and in late May graduated among the top 10 students in his high school class.
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