Unseen: Derek O’Brien’s Journey of Living with a TBI

Derek O'Brien (Photo: 2102 Ungava Bay)
Derek O’Brien (Photo: 2102 Ungava Bay)

Derek O’ Brien is living with both a spinal chord injury as well as a Traumatic Brain Injury in Portland, ME as the result of an accident in 2005 in which he dove into the ocean and hit a sandbar in the Jersey Shore and broke his neck at the C6 and C7 vertebrae. This is the story of how he over comes living with an injury that is not seen.

Watch and share his powerful message here:

2 thoughts on “Unseen: Derek O’Brien’s Journey of Living with a TBI”

  1. Awesome story! It’s hard to stick with it (with and without a physical disability) and you did! Congrats on your degree and photography! Good stuff. Wishing you the best.

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