An emotional homecoming for Kiwanuka

Giants defensive end reunites with his brother four months after near-fatal accident

Updated: September 19, 2010, 11:09 AM ET
By Ohm Youngmisuk | ESPNNewYork.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- For weeks, Mathias Kiwanuka couldn't shake the horrific image from his head.

Anything and almost everything would trigger the traumatizing moment and even now, as the defensive end talks about it, he twitches his head a few times as if he were trying to snap out of a trance.

On a Friday afternoon in late May, Kiwanuka had just gotten into his hometown of Indianapolis after a long drive to visit his family during a break in the offseason.

He and his brother, Benedict, ...

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