Former NFL’s Leroy Collins in the spotlight

The true story of faith and triumph of one man's journey from his childhood wheelchair to the NFL, Leroy Collins will be in the spotlight to discuss his new book “The Running Back: From the Wheelchair to the NFL” Sunday, Nov. 10, from 3-5pm at CNY Community Arts Center, 121 Cayuga St., Fulton. For more information, visit www.CNYArtsCenter.com or call 315-598-2787.

FULTON — With an incredible story of childhood trauma and victory over life challenges, Leroy Collin’s story of faith and triumph will be featured in CNY Arts Center’s Author Spotlight Sunday, Nov. 10 from 3-5 p.m.

Collins book entitled “The Running Back: From the Wheelchair to the NFL” will be the subject of discussion at the new Community Arts Center, 121 Cayuga St., Fulton.

Collins’ book is a true story that follows a young man’s journey as he battles back from injuries sustained in a tragic automobile accident. From the vantage point of his wheelchair, an NFL game on TV inspires him to dream the impossible. As he recovers, he sets his sights on playing football in the NFL.

This story takes the reader into his mind and heart as he makes decisions that take him off track from reaching his dream.  He develops some bad habits that cannot only destroy a career but can potentially take his life. His faith along with the love from his family put his life back on course making his unlikely dream a miraculous reality.

Author Spotlight is a quarterly event at the Arts Center promoting new publications from local authors. Diane Sokolowski will facilitate a discussion with Collins as he share his personal story. Author Spotlight is a Q&A style event with book signing and is always free to the public.

For more information, visit www.CNYArtsCenter.com or call 315-598-2787.

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