Connor Martin was only 17 when his brother Kevin Ash had his last accident. Connor had spent his life looking up to Kevin and now his brother was unreactive in a hospital bed.
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When I got there, my mom met me in the waiting room and she was very upset and distraught naturally. And then she walked me back to his room and you know there he was sitting there with a, I think he’d already had the breathing tube, ventilator in. And then he was motionless, eyes closed, the, I can’t remember if they had done anything immediately to reduce the swelling in his brain. But I mean, the, one of the person, one of the people I looked up to growing up was lying there motionless in a hospital bed, eyes closed. And that was, that was hard. I don’t know how anyone can ever be prepared for something like that, especially at 17 years old. But it was, I don’t know it was, very difficult. This video was produced by BrainLine thanks to generous support from the Infinite Hero Foundation.