Growing Up On the Gridiron
“A vital story to know and share widely.”
Dave Zirin, sports editor, The Nation
Long before the dangers of concussions among NFL players made headlines, a 9-year-old redhead named Owen Thomas ran onto the field. Growing Up On The Gridiron is his story – a tale of friendship, the love of football and a landmark case in football’s concussion crisis. Read more about the book here.
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About the Author
A passion for telling true stories is at the heart of Vicki's work as a journalist, content writer and university magazine editor.
About the Book
Award-winning journalist Vicki Mayk raises a critical question for football players and their communities: does loving a sport justify risking your life?
Whether you want to capture your family history, write a publishable memoir or tell your company’s authentic story – Vicki can help.
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