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A listing of when and where Metropolitan New York congregations and members appear in the media. For more information or to share an article with us, contact Rebekah Thornhill.

2016 Memorial Day Run: A man, a scooter, and a dream

May 15, 2016

20327064-mmmainJohn Daggan's first stroke, when a Snug Harbor security guard found him sitting under a tree after struggling during a routine jog, was bad enough.


The second stroke, a day later, was devastating.


"We overheard someone in the hospital say that he'd probably never walk again, that he'd have a tube in his body for the rest of his life," said Jean Daggan, his wife. "My son and I just sat down and wept." ...


Medical speculation, it turned out, hadn't measured Daggan's indomitable spirit.


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