Former football star who recovered from spinal injury visits local rehab

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Adam Taliaferro took time Wednesday to visit Schreiber Pediatric Rehab in East Hempfield Twp. At a luncheon, the former Penn State football player, who himself struggled to recover from a severe spinal injury as a result of a tackle during a nationally televised 2000 game, talked emotionally about his personal experience, and stressed the important role of rehab professionals.