How Football May Have Killed A 17-Year-Old Boy

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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]