St. Mary’s athlete looks ahead after tragedy, loss and injury

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St. Mary's junior cornerback Robert Ralston stands with his mother Doris Ralston in their new home off of Solitude Lane holding the flag given to their family after his father passed six years ago. This year has been especially tough for Robert after both tearing his ACL and meniscus and losing his home to the Waldo Canyon Fire. But the recently elected senior co-captain says he will return to the football field next fall. Michael Ciaglo/The Gazette Photo by MICHAEL CIAGLO/THE GAZETTE