Nick Nguyen – A TBI Survivor's Journey to Recovery

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In the blink of an eye, Nick Nguyen’s life changed dramatically forever.

On November 4, 2013, Nick was struck by a hit-and-run driver, while jogging in D.C.’s Chinatown. He sustained severe traumatic brain injury and spent weeks recovering both at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital.

ESPN2 profiled Nick’s amazing recovery and his decision to run the 2014 New York City Marathon to celebrate the first anniversary of his survival from the accident.

This is Nick’s courageous story of his journey back to health.

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Green98 says:

Running (exercise) and fasting help recover a brain injury

Berlian Cahyadi says:

I bet he comes from Vietnam.

z34 Mac says:

Made me bust a tear life works in mysterious ways

Kimberly Gilliam says:

Excellent story!!!  I can't wait until Turan tells his journey to recovery…he is on his way.  Thanks to the wonderful staff at MedStar Wash Hosp Center ICU 2H.

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