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Brenda Murphy a Portsmouth resident (and Westport native) spends six to eight hours a day making her jewelry. The idea for creating and selling jewelry struck her while she lay in a hospital bed from a severe spinal injury from a horse-riding accident.

Portsmouth woman dreams of walking again

Portsmouth woman dreams of walking again

PORTSMOUTH — Each colorful bead she slips onto a safety pin and strings together into a bracelet brings Brenda Murphy a bit closer to her dream that she and others with spinal cord injury will someday walk again. Jewelry-making is now the Westport native’s full-time work. One corner of her apartment in Portsmouth’s Bay View

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