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Earnhardt and Collins' USM conversation featured on Maine Public's "Speaking in Maine"

Maine Public’s “Speaking in Maine” program for Thursday, Dec. 19 will feature USM’s September conversation with NASCAR’s Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his friend, doctor and USM alumnus Michael “Micky” Collins.

The two spoke on the Hannaford Hall stage about Earnhardt’s return to health following the debilitating effects of brain trauma sustained on the racetrack. Collins, an internationally renowned concussion expert, worked closely with Earnhardt on his recovery.

The program will air on Maine Public radio at 2 p.m. and program is currently available to listen online at the Maine Public website.