ASBURY PARK, N.J., April 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Hoagland never gives up.
Faced with a devastating injury
"Kevin Hoagland is the living embodiment of the adage that in every crisis there is an opportunity," says John Keegan, chairman emeritus of the New Jersey Hall of Fame. "He dedicated his life to those who suffered from spinal-cord injuries by seeking a cure for paralysis. The New Jersey Hall of Fame is proud to honor him as its Unsung Hero this year."
Hoagland, 58, will receive his award May 6 at the Hall of Fame's 110-year anniversary induction ceremony.
"I am honored and humbled to be receiving the Unsung Hero Award from the New Jersey Hall of Fame," Hoagland says. "Thank you to my family and friends for their continued support of my endeavors."
Also to be honored that Sunday night are:
Hoagland is known for saying: "Don't give up. Don't ever give up." And it's clear that he lives up to his favorite saying.
In 1978, at the age of 18, Kevin broke his neck in an accident at home. Since then, he has:
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SOURCE New Jersey Hall of Fame
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