Traumatic Brain Injury Stories from Betty Clooney Center Members
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Featured Story: Maine Native Rollerblading Hundreds of Miles for Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness
Rollerblading about 15-hundred miles in just a month might seem crazy, but not for Meredith McDonald.
She’s raising awareness about traumatic brain injuries after her husband Nate nearly died in 2009.
“Despite wearing a full-cage helmet, he has devastating injuries from internal organs, from broken bones all the way up, but nothing was as devastating as his brain injury,” she said.
Not quite how the couple envisioned their future when they met in Maine.
“I’m born and raised in Maine. From Hudson, Maine. My husband is from Corinth, so I grew up in Bangor, graduated from Bangor Christian High School, so yeah I’m a proud Mainiac,” she said.
Throughout Nate’s recovery process, they realized something.