Adrian Peterson visits Savannah youth

Adrian Peterson visits Savannah youth (Image 1)

His NFL days are long behind him,  but he is still takes time every single season to visit children. Sharing a message of determination and strength.

Former Georgia Southern star Adrian Peterson spent some time in Savannah Thursday night.   Talking to a group of kids at Performance Initiative Fitness on the cities Eastside.   His stop here was just one of a couple of dozen AP says he's made the last few days.  From the Macon area,  To Statesboro region to here in Savannah to the Golden Isles. The message,  he overcame a serious speech impediment and made it all the way to the NFL where he played for 8 years.  A true story of determination.

“I tell them that the on the field stuff was the easy part.” He says.  “My speech impediment is something I've had to overcome for a long time.” “I still do.”  “But I tell them with strength and determination you can overcome.”

AP says he visits the area every year and had spent time in roughly 20 schools this week

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