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Believe: My Faith and the Tackle That Changed My Life by Eric LeGrand

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The powerful tale that has captivated the sports world and inspired many to believe in miracles

On October 16, 2010, Eric LeGrandcff0478#three9;s life notably modified direction in a single moment. Eric was once identified for his ability as a key Rutgers defensive lineman and as a far-beloved teammate who may just make somebody smile.

all through the heated fourth quarter of a tie game against military, a crushing take on left Eric sprawled motionless on the flooring at the same time as all of the stadium went silent with concern and anticipation. doctors later came upon that Ericcff0478#three9;s frame was once paralyzed from the neck down, marking the beginning of a long, grueling, and emotional street to recovery.

What Eric didentityncff0478#three9;t understand then, alternatively, was once that the months to come can be a exceptional, transformative journey—one so profound that he might name the time because his twist of fate the most productive yrs of his life.

in this shifting memoir, Eric tells the uplifting tale of how he's rebuilding his long run within the face of hassle. doctors stated that he might never again breathe with out a ventilator. 5 weeks later, despite the fact that, he astonished them by way of drawing breath on his own. He thrilled fans best months later by way of posting a picture of himself on-line status with strengthen main points a rehabilitation consultation. A yr after the twist of fate, the nation watched as he led his Rutgers teammates onto the field in his wheelchair—a powerful gesture that was once voted best sports moment of 2011 by way of sports Illustrated readers.

Now, Eric is on his way to graduating from Rutgers school, has a budding career as a sports bstreetcaster, and uses his revel in to spread a message of belief and positivity. He additionally joined the roster of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in may 2012 in a symbolic transfer that recognized his "character, spirit, and perseverance," stated Bucs head train Greg Schiano.

though Eric depends upon his circle of relatives, pals, and faith, his belief and hope for a greater long run make him a job model for somebody who has revel ind tragedy or confronted daunting stumbling blocks. agree with is a tale of finding objective in pain and facing setagains with power.

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writer: Eric LeGrandwriter: William MorrowBinding: HardcoverLanguage: EnglishPages: 272

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