Paula “Hope” Gadson loves her son more than anything in this world and she was gracious enough to share her memories of her son with me while crafting Believe EG21. We held a handful of phone conversations and exchanged emails prior to deciding that a written interview would work best. Enjoy her eloquent, detailed answers below.
Can you describe young Eddie Gadson?
Why did Eddie choose CSU?
What did Eddie talk about when he called or came home? Did the passion for his team that everyone talks about spill over to his conversations with you?
What was the most important thing to Eddie?
What was it like to watch him play football at such a high level?
Can you describe what it was like to find out about the accident?
What, if anything, did the conference championship mean to the you?
What do you miss most about Eddie?
If Eddie were still with us today, what do you think would he be doing?