Camila Villafañe

By Camila Villafañe

LifeBuzz Staff

Georgetown Student With Spinal Injury Miraculously Walks To Receive His Diploma.

When Williams returned to Georgetown, his teammates noticed that his spirit wasn't dampened.

He still had his sense of humor. In fact, according to his teammate, Matthew Buckman, “It’s like things never changed no matter [what was] going on." Then, last June, he was invited to his old high school as a commencement speaker where he reminded students that they were their own number one motivators.

When Williams returned to Georgetown, his teammates noticed that his spirit wasn't dampened.

Inside Edition

Williams inspired his classmates too during his Georgetown University graduation ceremony on May 19.

Williams recalled that all he heard was the applause as he stood up and accepted his diploma. He also received a standing ovation. But he told ABC News that it was those closest to him that motivated him to do this. Meanwhile, his Georgetown coach, Rob Sgarlata, hopes Williams will make a full recovery.

Williams inspired his classmates too during his Georgetown University graduation ceremony on May 19.

Georgetown student Ty Williams will have you believing in miracles after he stood up in order to get his college diploma. Ironically, doctors told him a football injury would leave him paralyzed for life.

Source: Inside Edition

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