He had a traffic accident, which he survived, but was electrocuted when he stepped on some downed power lines.The remainder of the first part of the email talks about what a quality guy Brian was and how much it meant to have “The Room” as a part of his legacy. The first part describes 17-year-old-Brian Moore, a student who was a part of a group of Christian athletes.In preparation for leading a discussion at one of the meetings, he wrote an essay that he titled “The Room.” Two months later, Brian was dead.His friends and family believed that he had written it and the story about Brian was passed along to others sincerely. Brian’s parents had forgotten about the essay when a cousin found it while cleaning out the teenager’s locker at Teays Valley High school.
But it was only after Brian’s death that Beth and Bruce Moore realized that their son had described his view of heaven. Brian Moore died May 27, 1997-the day after Memorial Day.“It makes such an impact that people want to share it. He was driving home from a friend’s house when his car went off Bulen-Pierce Road in Pickaway County and struck a utility pole. He told his parents he loved them “a hundred times a day”, Mrs. He was a star wide receiver for the Teays Valley football team and had earned a four-year scholarship to Capital University in Columbus because of his athletic and academic abilities.He emerged from the wreck unharmed but stepped on a downed power line and was electrocuted. He took it upon himself to learn how to help a fellow student who used a wheelchair at school.During one homecoming ceremony, Brian walked on his tiptoes so the girl he was escorting wouldn’t be embarrassed about being taller than he was. He often escorted his grandmother Evelyn Moore, who lives in Columbus to church. The Room By Brian Keith Moore In that place between wakefulness and dreams, I found myself in the room.
“I always called him the deep thinker,” Evelyn Moore said of her eldest grandson. There were no distinguishing features save for the one wall covered with small index card files.
Two years after his death, his family still struggles to understand why Brian was taken from them. They were like the ones in libraries that list titles by author or subject in alphabetical order.