A mural of Ben M. Abercrombie ‘21 and his teammates covers a wall of his high school.
Trophies adorn the shelves of the Abercrombie home.
ELS and KRM travel to Hoover, Alabama to meet Ben M. Abercrombie ‘21 and his family, post-injury.
Six months after a freak accident in his first football game as a college athlete, Ben M. Abercrombie ’21 remains paralyzed from the neck down.
Don H. Hulin, Hoover High's principal.
Ben M. Abercrombie '21 was ready for a successful career as a Harvard football player—until an entirely legal hit snapped his neck, compressing his spinal cord and essentially detaching his brain from the rest of his body.
Todd A. Gitlin '62
Christopher A. Sims '63
Peter C. Goldmark '62