Man who beat odds after motorcycle crash to speak at WWU on Jan. 22

A man who survived a devastating motorcycle crash and suffered brain damage at age 19 will speak at Western Washington University about overcoming adversity.

Al Foxx will explain how he reinvented his life after the crash during his talk from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, in Arntzen Hall 100. The event is free and open to the public.

Foxx experienced paralysis of the left side of his body and was told he would not be able to walk or talk normally again.

The event will detail how he was able to beat the odds and thrive despite the adversity he faced and how the lessons he learned can be used in any hardship.