Media & Articles

Larry has been recognized in all forms of media as an expert in his trade and true hero. You can learn about Larry’s amazing story as shared through the sources below.

Television Coverage

Larry was interviewed by CBS' Steve Hartman in 2007

This section includes news stories that have appeared on both national and regional television news programs. Video interviews include both studio and onsite recordings at both Larry's repair shop, D&D Automotive, and Cottage Grove Speedway, located in Cottage Grove, Oregon.


Larry's story was covered in many newspapers and magazines.


Larry fixing a car, from an article in the Cottage Grove Sentinel, July 2007


Internet Coverage

These are articles written by bloggers, e-zine writers and other Internet journalists who have highlighted Larry and his successes.

My Choice

"I just want to let people out there (that have a disability) know...they have a choice to make - to give up, or take the disability and continue on with their lives because they can. If I can work on cars, run my shop, drive cars... then there are things they can do as well, if they really choose to do it." - Larry Woody

Try It

"After my accident, I had to learn how to work on cars without sight, type by touch, use a computer that had a screen reader on it, rely on other people to help me. It was a major adjustment; learning to live life all over again.

My attitude is, if there is something you want to try and do with a disability you better try it, because you'll never know unless you try it." - Larry Woody

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