DENVER, Co (KUSA) - Ryan Hood is all smiles, as he photographs flowers in the garden of Craig Hospital. He is standing next to one of the hospital's clients, Stewart Lundy, who lost use of his lower legs decades ago in a diving accident.
The two have a relationship that isn't just based on their work together at the hospital, but on their admiration for each other as friends. That's why Hood knew he couldn't keep his secret life away from Lundy for long.
"I think people get to a certain point with me, where I know them on a personal level," said Hood, a therapeutic recreation technician at Craig Hospital. "So I'm like 'OK, it's time to tell.'"
Hood's secret? When he's not helping people like Lundy recover from traumatic injuries, he is doing the not-so-delicate job of being a professional wrestler. When he's in the ring wrestling for NRW (New Revolution Wrestling), he goes by the nickname "Hoodlum." And he takes quite a personality shift.
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