gleason gras

The blocked punt that etched Steve Gleason into Saints lore and became symbolic of New Orleans’ resilience in the face of disaster is now immortalized in a nine-foot statue outside the Superdome.

“That statue is not about football,” Gleason, straining to speak because of the effects of ALS, said moments before the formal unveiling on a rain-soaked Friday afternoon. “It’s a symbol of the commitment and perseverance that this community took on before that game. - Associated Press

Happy Gleason Gras, y'all.  P.S. Find Coach and tell him you love him.