Earlier this week, the Washingtonian published a haunting story about Austin Trenum, a high school football player who killed himself just days after suffering a concussion during one of his games. Here's a sampling:
A nurse asked if he wanted Tylenol.
"The last time you got a concussion, you got a headache," Michelle said. "Are you sure you don't want it?"
"Mom, I'm fine," Austin said. "I don't have a headache. Except for my normal football headache. I get them after every game."
There are plenty of other chilling moments within the article, which deserves your attention.
Did Football Kill Austin Trenum? [Washingtonian]