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Eric LeGrand To Receive HOPE Week Honors

Your Thunder are pleased to announce that as part of HOPE Week (Helping Others Persevere and Excel) former Rutgers University Football player, Eric LeGrand, will be honored on Wednesday, June 7 prior to the Thunder’s game with the Hartford Yard Goats at ARM & HAMMER Park.

LeGrand has become a source of inspiration, hope and perseverance for many in our region and around the world. A standout high school football player from Colonia High School in Colonia, NJ, LeGrand sustained a severe spinal cord injury during a game against Army at Met Life Stadium on October 16, 2010. In January of 2011, Rutgers University announced that LeGrand had regained movement in his shoulders and sensation throughout his body and entered the Reeve Foundation’s NeuroRecovery Network.

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