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Towson's Gavin Class recovers from end of football journey to find 'enlightening' opportunity at Transplant Games

Towson's Gavin Class recovers from end of football journey to find 'enlightening' opportunity at Transplant Games

For two years, one thing defined Gavin Class. One goal motivated him. One journey consumed him. From the moment he began his recovery from a liver transplant in 2013, Class made it his mission to return to the football field for Towson.

His quest was exhaustive, and it made the news every couple of months: U.S. District Court appeal last May, ruling in July; U.S. Court of Appeals hearing in September, ruling in November.

Then, Class' road ended suddenly when the Fourth Circuit Court ruled against him, permitting Towson to prohibit him from practicing on the grounds that it was unsafe. He filed...

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