UC Berkeley Student From El Dorado Hills Paralyzed During Rugby Match

On May 6, Robert Paylor and the rest of his team competed in the Collegiate National Championship Rugby Match. Unfortunately, Robert suffered an injury during the match that his left him paralyzed from the chest down, according to his the Sacramento Bee.

The medical costs for the first year of an injury like Robert’s can cost up to $1 million, so friends of the young man have set up a GoFundMe page.  The page goes on to say:

“This will be a long and difficult journey for Robert and his outcome is uncertain. But we know his faith and determination will get him as far as he can in regaining mobility.”

Thoughts and prayers going out to Robert and his family.


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