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Posted: April 12, 2017

Broken Arrow teen given honorary signing day 3 years after hit-and-run

BAHS, Tulsa give Logan Henry honorary signing day
BAHS, Tulsa give Logan Henry honorary signing day

By Jeff Kolb

News | KOKI

Quick facts:

  • Broken Arrow cross country runner Logan Henry signed an honorary letter of intent with the University of Tulsa cross country team on Wednesday
  • Henry was badly injured in 2014 after a truck hit him while running at cross country practice
  • Doctors gave Henry less than a two percent change to live, saying he'd never walk or talk again; today he's doing all of that
  • Henry is scheduled to walk for graduation in May
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A Broken Arrow cross country runner is finding new ways to inspire three years after a life-changing injury.

Logan Henry was hit by a truck at running practice in 2014.

SEE MORE: Logan Henry thanks community for support after hit and run

Now, the University of Tulsa and Broken Arrow High School are coming together to make one of his dreams come true by letting him put pen to paper on a National Letter of Intent for Signing Day.

Doctors told Henry he would never walk again after a truck threw him 88 feet. They said he had less than a two percent chance of survival at the time.

SEE MORE: Broken Arrow teen ready to run again one year after accident

With a full room and a countdown, though, he fulfilled one of his life dreams after defying the odds.


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Henry says he thanks God for his whole life, including the accident.

SEE MORE: 2015 interview with Logan Henry

While he won't actually be running for the university, he does have big plans. He told FOX23 he wants to be a comedian, preacher or physical therapist.

He is scheduled to graduate from Broken Arrow High School This Spring.


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