A young patient’s path to recovery

UF Health TraumaOne team saves the life of a boy who was hit by a car while riding his bike.

By Sarah Le

A life-changing day

alt Tina Bacon and her youngest son, Raqeem.
alt The Bacon family of nine out together prior to Raqeem’s accident.

A long road of recovery

alt Raqeem with his siblings during their first reunion after more than three weeks apart.

It takes a village

alt Tina, Raqeem and Leonard Bacon at the 15th annual A Night for Heroes Gala where they honored Raqeem Bacon. Tony Boselli, former Jacksonville Jaguars player, presented Raqeem with a custom jersey.