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    01 Aug

    George Smith Among Spirit of Courage Honorees

    As George Smith lay in his bed at Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital — a moment after being told the lump that had been surgically removed from his groin was non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma — one thought came to mind: “OK, so I’m going to die.”

    “I looked at my wife just kind of dumbfounded,” Smith recalled.

    That was 21 years ago.

    Daily Nonpareil: Smith among 2017 Spirit of Courage honorees