Fighting Eagle 5K to raise money for Garren family
Blue Ridge Now - over 4 years
Following an RTV accident that left East Henderson freshman Hunter Garren in critical condition on July 14, doctors didn't expect him to make it through the night.
Then when he did, they expected him to have brain damage. But Garren has defied the odds, gone through hours of physical therapy and was released to go home in mid-August.
He is walking, talking, laughing, being homeschooled in preparation to return to East in the coming months, still pushing through physical therapy while working toward and believing in a full recovery.
"He's doing really well and he continues to improve. He continues to amaze the doctors and everybody that knows him because of his recovery. They didn't expect him to make it through the night," said Andrea Martin, a longtime friend of the Garren family. "He's a walking miracle."
To celebrate his continued recovery and to raise money to help cover the accrued costs of medical bills over the past two-and-a-half months, Garren's friends and family
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