This Young man is one to follow he was hit on his bicycle and obtained a head injury now he has become an inspirational speaker after he finished a bike across America.
Coming up on Friday, October 4 2013 from 7-9pm at Drexel University’s Mitchell Auditorium, an unlikely alumnus will return to Drexel… For the second time.
After having been hit by a large vehicle, adorned in Drexel Cycling attire while riding on Lancaster Avenue in West Philadelphia, Drexel sophomore student Doug Markgraf shattered bones, bicycle, and helmet. Following a half month in a comatose state with more than 20 scattered bruises to his brain, a return to Drexel’s brick buildings and dragon statues was incredibly unlikely. While doctors worked to get Doug back to walking and talking, he had a different goal entirely: he’d ride as far as he possibly could.
Following a quite challenging career at Drexel, Doug graduated from Drexel’s School of Education as a Robert Noyce Scholar and became a robotics engineering/technology teacher. At the first opportunity he earned, he began the challenge of a lifetime: Doug…
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