Great article about this young man. Just when you think your life is hard, you
read something like this story and it puts everything into perspective. I wish
Eric the best of luck and know miracles happen. My hats off to the fans in Salem
Hills. I am sure your support means so much to this young man and his family.
Live everyday to its fullest and don't take life for granted.
Great Sportsmanship!We all hope that Eric will get better!! It is a very good
story!! It's just scary that something like that can happen to you and you can't
Eric Merkley is one of the finest young men you'll ever come accross. I've know
him well for many years and live only a few blocks away from the Eric. I want
him to know how much I love him and tell him that He will beat this and move
forward with a great basketball career and fantastic life. There are literally
thousands of people praying and wanting to do anything to help him and his
family. if anyone can overcome this challenge.. ERIC CAN!! I Love Ya Eric!
Great article. I hope the fans at Salem Hill's continue to support Eric in the
future as he has a long fight ahead of him. Hang in there Eric and fight this
with all that you have. Miracles happen every day I know because my son faced
cancer also.....and he won.
Great story. It is good to see that not everything is about wins and losses, but
about supporting and building good people in athletics. I hope everyone will
take a look at this and realize there is more to athletics and keep things in