BALTIMORE, MD -- 2/8/16 -- Safe Alternatives is more than just an effort by Van. His family is a big part of the project. His mother, Shelly Jones-Brooks, stands by at left.
Van Brooks at Safe Alternatives. Brooks was paralyzed at age 16 after a football accident. He has recovered more function than doctors ever hoped he would and subsequently opened a youth center in West Baltimore.…by André Chung #_AC11350