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Turner perseveres through tough times

Through childhood sickness and the death of a friend, OSU star shines on and off court

Originally Published: November 24, 2009
By Dana O'Neil | ESPN.com

Lost in her own grief on the night her son committed suicide, Barbara Moll reached for the ringing telephone and heard the sound of her own pain in the voice of a 16-year-old boy.

He was so overwrought, she could barely make out what he was saying, sobbing so hard it took her a minute to figure out who it was that was calling.

Nearly five years to the day later, Moll flips on the television and sees that same boy. He is the picture of strength and confidence, ...

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