Marshawn Kramer on Erik's Suicide Attempt: "It's the Career He Chose that Made Him Do This"

Season 1 Episode 107
Aired on 04/30/2016 | CC tv-pg
After all the recent media attention about football concussions causing permanent brain trauma, Holly's troubled by Rodney's frequent headaches and urges him to get an MRI. Recently, NFL quarterback Erik Kramer, a former teammate and close friend of Rodney's, attempted to take his own life—a tragic incident Marshawn Kramer believes was triggered by brain injuries he sustained during his football career.

"I know he's sick. Something's really, really wrong " she tearfully tells Holly over lunch. "My humble opinion is that it's the career he chose that made him do this. I know it is."

After her talk with Marshawn, Holly resolves to learn from her story and take a proactive approach to Rodney's cognitive health, starting with an appointment for an MRI.

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