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George Smith Among Spirit of Courage HonoreesPublished: Aug. 1, 2017
As George Smith lay in his bed at Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital — a moment after being told the lump that had been surgically removed from his groin was non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma — one thought came to mind: “OK, so I’m going to die.”
“I looked at my wife just kind of dumbfounded,” Smith recalled.
That was 21 years ago.
Daily Nonpareil: Smith among 2017 Spirit of Courage honorees