Grandson Ben’s story is in the news again!
Almost a year and a half ago Ben, who was only 4 years old at the time, was given his chance of a lifetime to run for a touchdown with a high school football team. We were humbled and amazed at everything the team did for him, and Ben’s story appeared in newspapers, on television, and on websites worldwide.
Having undergone two surgeries for a vascular malformation in his brain, Ben would undergo one more after his football experience. His condition had been life threatening and as a result, our little guy never will be able to play American football.
It was in May, 2015 when Ben ran for the touchdown, and it was in August, 2015 that his story became more widely known. So imagine my surprise when one of my former students sent me this yesterday. Television channel 2 in Atlanta featured Ben’s story in their sports blog…
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