Tuesday, February 21, 2012

A miracle on gridiron

Hand of God heals footballer

Marco Marzitelli stands beside his pastor, Father Eugenio Aloisio,
in his home church of St. Francis of Assisi.
Sidney Crosby wouldn't call a concussion a miracle, more likely a curse. But, The B.C. Catholic encountered a family of a Notre Dame footballer, that actually thank God for a vicious hit to their son's head:

Concussions have destroyed the careers and the lives of some football players, but a concussion actually saved the life of Notre Dame Juggler Marco Marzitelli.

"I thank God for that hit," said Lucy Marzitelli, Marco's mother.

During a Juggler football practice another player and Marco had a helmet-to-helmet collision. The blow knocked Marco unconscious and caused a concussion, but it also revealed a dark secret.

"This started our roller-coaster ride," Lucy said.

Read the full story at The B.C. Catholic website.
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