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UCLA Great Rahim Moore "Staggers" Broncos’ Fans with Compassion

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Amazing story in the Denver Post yesterday:

Last Sunday, a Denver man in his 30s - I am withholding his name at the family's request - ran a 10K in Steamboat Springs and began suffering searing leg pain. Monday, he needed surgery, followed by another operation, and the loss of a major league muscle. He was diagnosed with compartment syndrome. By Thursday night, hope became a stranger, and the family was reeling.

Research led them to [Rahim] Moore, who nearly lost his left leg last season following a similar diagnosis. With help from a 9News staff member, the family emailed the Broncos at 9:40 p.m. Media relations director Patrick Smyth answered and sent a text to Moore at 9:42. Moore told Smyth he wanted to meet them immediately. At 10:15 p.m., Moore sat bedside at a metro-area hospital with the man and his family. He provided information on recovery, encouraged him and formed a prayer circle with the group.

According to Troy Renck who blogged this story on the Post's "First-And-Orange" blog, the folks in attendance were "staggered" by Moore's compassion. But honestly, nothing what Moore does surprises any of us here. It just fills us up with even more Bruin pride.

GO BRUINS.

<em>This is a FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of BruinsNation's (BN) editors. It does reflect the views of this particular fan though, which is as important as the views of BN's editors.</em>

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