By Duane Good • EDITOR
EDITOR In Eric Erdman’s own words, July 13 ‘‘has become an extraordinary day for me.’’ It was on that day almost three years ago that the Millersburg-area resident received a diagnosis of brain cancer.
That’s not what makes July 13 extraordinary for Erdman, however. ‘‘July 13 was the day when I experienced the voluntary kindness showed me by friends, families, neighbors and even strangers – who helped me find my voice, to share my story and speak out. ‘‘
To witness an entire community come together, to help a kid with cancer, is something beyond words,’’ he said. ‘‘It has forever transformed my perspective on life and inspired me to use my voice to help other children find theirs.”
‘More than a car and bike show’
As reported in the Sentinel previously, Erdman has paid back – and paid forward – the kindness he experienced with a variety of projects under the banner of the T.E.K. Foundation (dba Give a Child a Voice). The latest initiative is scheduled for the….to read more SEE ERDMAN • PAGE A3 6.25.19 edition