Transcript for Beating Victim Turned Marathon Runner: 'I'm a Success Story'
An amazing comeback -- a man who was a victim of a notorious beating Brian -- towers near fatal attack. At the hands of -- Serbian basketball player made headlines around the world. Well -- -- -- is making headlines again as he prepares for the New York City half marathon. Here's Amy freaks. Greenstein -- is one of thousands of runners who make endless loops around Brooklyn's Prospect Park. The Cheney as well but he may be the only one who was never supposed to walk again. Not even expected to survive a brutal beating that he took five years ago. I know. -- -- -- -- -- Defying the odds Stein -- training for the New York City half marathon a thirteen point one mile race that takes runners through Central Park in Times Square. It's the next big step in what has been an amazing recovery. My first time money was in physical therapy. China -- us. Hello Walt and Walt. And -- -- in May 2008 Stein Howard then -- 22 year old student at Binghamton University was outside an off campus bar -- he was attacked by too much bigger men. One of them repeatedly stomped on Stein Harris head crushing his skull. Stein -- -- spent three months in a coma and had to learn to walk and talk all over again. Asked him if -- therapy has kept it up and ten -- -- -- then king -- talk. Beautiful park -- -- here. Next month he will run to raise money for -- mind over matter a group he started to support young adults with traumatic brain injury. And a half marathon is not the end of Stein -- journey. -- a success story and not let them so. -- and to prove that you. Boosted -- Stein Harris says he plans to run the full marathon in November in Prospect Park Brooklyn Amy -- -- channel seven Eyewitness News.
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