VIDEO: Lincoln University Player, Wounded in Shooting, Returns to Field

Lincoln University football player Maurice Bertrand will take the field for his school this weekend—more than a year after he was wounded in a shooting in Camden. The attack shattered his femur, in addition to wounding him in the back and ankle. “He went from walking on a cane to walking without a cane to jogging to sprinting to being able to do a squat,” said coach O.J. Abanishe. “So you saw how it kind of went step by step by step by step by step. And each step might have seemed small to us, but it was huge to him and led all the way back to this season.” Bertrand returns to action for Lincoln in its homecoming game against Bowie State. [NewsWorks]

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