'A Celebration of Life' at Fenway Park
Matt Brown, who is paralyzed from the chest down, is an inspiration to all
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If they way the board particularly with guys Matt brown. In just fifteen playing in or high school hockey game and suffered a spinal cord injury left him paralyzed from the chest down. Quote of -- ending but instead it again inspiring determination to never quit in pursuit of this week in the -- round now albeit only part of me now it's now. And that Michael. It it's incredible you guys have economical at it nineteen north. Heck it's Fenway that were down play in the Yankees wanted to summit that we are eleven. What's what's gonna happen for this to you know it's. But there. It's. We're wrapping up the -- That you -- to let it we did the TD garden as -- defend. And that's Utley. You know what we're just hold -- has awestruck with you. Here we are this is the third fundraiser people part about it because you and your dad the family. Very inspiring but when you go about your -- -- -- -- business and in this third fundraiser your focus in on somebody else. Your priority given little love somebody else who's facing -- talk about -- -- The yeah that servicemen Norwood is injured. In war. Fighting his own battle to come back from these injuries. And you know. We realize that we've been so fortunate with the sport we've gone from the community from the people. That you know as we talked about this young man coming back from serving his country. And fighting to come back from an injury that he sustained. That we felt that we could do something for him. And we realize that you know we are lucky to be where we are in the city of Boston in the town of Norwood and all the support we got from the community and all of them. People and in organizations that have. Supporters emotionally financially. And we wanna start giving back to people who are fighting to come back from injuries and whether it's a spinal cord injury here or you know an injury suffered -- Warren and Craig. Is on -- hockey team on the on the -- hockey team and so there's a tie there you know hockey -- hockey player. That you're gonna run in in the marathon I don't wanna embarrass you when asked about that -- second mark yesterday had a question about your perspective because when people face the -- Just on his -- sure like Craig Brady's face. Some people have an inside that it to say yes I'm like this on women do the best that I can do. In your inviting Craig to do that you're -- others and -- -- was roots are where you what is it about yours on. That doesn't surprise you about his attitude in the week goes forward line. You know what he is an inspiration and as close to him as I am to see him most every day and he's -- -- college now but. He decided himself that. It would have been easy to shut the door and pretend that it didn't happen but you have to make the decision to. Fight and to not give up and to have a dream and goal. Obviously maps and ours is to walk again so. He just found himself to play through it every day. We'll just tossed off one of the great influence of all time that is that -- in hot in college pats don't hill college he going to be you're going to be in the bought Boston Marathon people can cheer you will long. They -- ultimately now if the Mack Brown gala celebration of life. At Fenway Park it's Saturday. April 6 and 7 PM Olympian all benefits. Brownie points but Matt -- rehab and recover and inspiring. Excellent. A player thinks what's always please and thanks for having -- -- on every day.