A man in an orange vest and black helmet is seated in a yellow kayak in a large swimming pool, paddling directly toward the camera.

Alex Eckerd of Elizabethtown enjoys learning to kayak at the Penn State RecFest event on Saturday, April 1. Eckerd received treatment at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital after a July 2015 fall left him with a traumatic brain injury.

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