February 2, 2023

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Joe Sakic and the Stanley Cup visits family recently affected by tragedy

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LOCHBUIE, Colo. (KDVR) — The Stanley Cup continues its victory lap around the world making a stop at a local hospital. The Cup visited a family that is turning their recent trauma into a reason to stay resilient in the face of adversity.

The father of the Garcia family, Sammy Garcia, was recently paralyzed from the neck down in a pool accident. Garcia has spent most of the summer recovering at area hospitals, and getting to see the Stanley Cup is just one way he and his family have learned to see light at the end of their tunnel.

Back in June, the Garcia family installed a pool at their Lochbuie home. Sammy joined his daughters for a dip and dived in.

“The girls asked me to join them, and I jumped in once,” Sammy said. “Like head first, in some way, I ended up…

Rogelio Mares

2022-08-14 20:32:18

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