Back to the Georgia State Panthers Newsfeed

In Rod We Trust

There are many Georgia State alums who are on the frontlines helping us during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is one of those stories that touches much closer to home and was written by Senior Associate Athletic Director Brian Kelly.

July 4, 2018 is a day that changed my families' life forever. For many, it would be just an ordinary Independence Day, the annual Peachtree Road Race, vacationing, cook outs, pool parties, friends, drinks, and fireworks, but for my family it would be the day my wife (Laurie) not only lost her independence, but nearly her life.