"The entire state of Colorado
has wept and gasped as Eddie continues to surprise us.
Nothing has come easy for Ed. He has fought like a champion."
The "You're Ok, Kid!" Program
Bill McCartney - Former Head Football Coach
University of Colorado
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Team Reinhardt (Ed, Pat and Ed Jr.) work with organizations and
individuals who want to turn obstacles in life into opportunities
for growth. They share their journey of anguish, love and
empowerment - and show how ordinary individuals can do
For the past 18 years the family has been involved with Ed Jr.'s
recovery from a brain injury in a football game while playing for
the University of Colorado. He spent 62 days floating between life
and death in a coma. His rehabilitation has taken years.
Four of their five sons played Division
I Football. John at Nebraska, Edward and Tom at Colorado and their
youngest son Matthew at the University of Oregon in Eugene.
In fact, athletes from the Reinhardt Family have played in eight
major college bowl games.
Eddie, tight end #88, was a member of Coach Bill McCartney's first
recruiting class at the University of Colorado.
He was second in the nation in pass receptions and was named to the
Big Eight All-Academic Team with a GPA of 3.25 at the time of his
Their story inspires us to look closely at our own relationships and challenges us to make them better.
"The message you shared with us was very
heartwarming and inspirational. Your presence at the opening meeting
set the tone for the remainder of our conference."
Lily Tatufu Moore
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Read about the book...
This life affirming program
invites you to:
- Become aware of your strength which can help you to turn adversity into opportunity.
- Discover the power forgiveness has in relationships.
- Recognize the benefits strong families bring to business and society.
- Take up the challenge offered by Ed Jr. to reach your own success.
- Be uplifted by the musical talent of Ed Jr. and the story of one family's miracle.
"It was one of the most powerful and
touching experiences for our school in recent memory."
Mullen High School
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