Eric LeGrand

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CBS Sports Network and we are happy you welcome main studio right now former rutgers football player and now here on the broadcast with our Buddy Chris Carlin also the time period now after that you're going to sit there and keep our moping keep on soaking and live a miserable life or you have to figure out a way to adjust to a new life a new things that's like my time for myself which I really do you know when I see you and I see Mikey Nicholls I see the athletes that are still in you the athlete spirit that is the Great Eric Legrand Eric Good morning thanks for being here our you I'm doing awesome thank you for having me on the show great to Sierra can I say at the Samsung charity or the Simpson gives charity awareness but also funds are going to go to team granted Dana Refoundation so one day we can find a cure for paralysis you know you're you're amazing absolutely amazing and you're actually funny too and do it and you cannot be afraid to ask for help I always try to tell people you have to learn to be comfortable being uncomfortable when you get into that more when you learn be comfortable and that is a is pumping out of you all the time and I just wonder like you know when you meet somebody that's in your situation that may not have been an athlete that's where it's probably on your way and you had to overcome it who are the people that you leaned on what are the things that you needed to do to get over that you may need to do that times ten now but you still people wear the shirt it makes them feel accepted like you know when people with disabilities sometimes they get you know looked on different partners differently and things of that nature so wondering feel more accepted the situations and helps you out mentally and put you at ease in a lot of situations and once you get to a daily routine for human trained behavior becomes instinct whatever the different not R. 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L. and always the handicapped side because I wanted to represent me and people with disabilities and make them feel comfortable in your skin because the immediate mental toughness the will never give up the fight it's when you meet somebody like just say a middle aged woman who fell down off the ladder Holland'll games every Saturday I go to my foundation events that I have with the community I've been able to develop being able to do motivational speaking these are things I really enjoy doing this is funny because I never been a TV show guy before my injury I was always busy in college things of that nature now people always ask me like what do you do in your spare time you could just tell how proud she is of you and that has to mean the world to you right I mean and that's that's something that if you don't have that it's got to be such a tougher around you but as possible to still do things that you want to do it's just you might need a little bit more help and you start to get a new found appreciation on different than broke her back and now she's injured would you tell someone like her who's never been to the gym in her life and that's why I tried to look I tried to relate it to has there ever been a tough situation your life where things weren't home and the other is the support people that you have around you how proud they are of you guys when I see Mikey's parents how proud they are of him when I see your mommy aw come on but yes go to Grad fifty two dot com slash shop at their role model t shirts and just make a difference in this world. I'm sure the next time we'll see you I would think we'll be at the Mikey Nicholls event over at the Rock with the devils and everything in March I believe we're GonNa do that that's right so we look forward to that every year and speak with the football team there for the coaches show it's still my family workers will always be fam twenty minutes away from there so it's nice to go back to home and it is nice and it's nice to be to be welcome back to home which I'm sure they do for you so how do we get the t shirts yeah so you go on my website Eric Legrand Eric Legrand fifty-two dot com slash shop to tell you just watching you on that stage I mean brought a tear to my eye and I'm sure it brings a tear your mom's I every time she sees you but you are an amazing amazing person just keep it up up to the fullest now the two things that strike me the most when I'm around you and I'm around Mikey Nicholls first off is is your positivity in the light that you guys have when you enter ship it out to you for free so let the ink flow and get ready to print your heart out offer excludes Economy Page Wide Inc expires October twelfth and that's why I tried to tell people you may not be able to do everything that I'm doing but look for the things that he can do

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