Mother Shares ‘Miraculous’ Journey to Recovery

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(WTVR) – On a casual spring outing to Short Pump Park, Ben Toderico, his wife Denise Gorondy, and their sons Gavin and Conac resemble every other happy family at the park. But the past year has been far from joyful for the family.

“It’s a life changing event, everything is different,” Toderico said at an interview at the family’s Hanover home. On June 5, 2016, Denise Gorondy, a veterinarian and co-owner of Three Oaks Equine Veterinary Services in Goochland, left the couple’s home for a run.

“I’ve been running that route three or four times a week for 13 years,” Gorondy said. She had only gone about a mile, when an SUV crossed a double yellow line and hit her from behind. CONTINUE