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St. Cloud Man Completes Marathon With Tedy Bruschi [AUDIO]

Kyle Scheeler and Tedy Bruschi

UNDATED – Today we have an inspiring story of a St. Cloud man who has overcame health problems, met his hero, and and is now a role model for all of us.

Last week St. Cloud State University student Kyle Scheeler completed his first marathon.  It also happened to be the Boston Marathon.   That in itself is an amazing feat for most of us.  But the truly amazing thing about Scheeler is that he’s also a stroke survivor.  He says he suffered also a stroke after he umpired a baseball game during his senior year at Cathedral High School.

After his stroke, Scheeler became a fan of former New England Patriot’s player Tedy Bruschi — who also suffered a stroke in 2005 at the age of 31.  Scheeler says that’s when he learned about Bruschi’s foundation called “Tedy’s Team“.

Scheeler says the experience he felt running the marathon was incredible.

And he says, at first he wasn’t interested in talking a lot about his stroke, but now he’s embraced the idea of being a role model.

And Scheeler says he’s already scheduled to do more events to promote stroke awareness.  On May 11th he’ll participate in the “Strike Out Stoke With The Twins” event — and he’s hoping they’ll let him throw out the first pitch to that game.

For an audio version of this story, including extended comments from Scheeler, click on the player below:

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