Eric's Heroes: The man who turned fear and heartbreak into the 'Pineapple Classic'

Eric Cox : the man who turned fear and heartbreak into the Pineapple Classic. (Photo: KOMO News)

This is the story of a man who found himself at the lowest, most frightening point in his life. He was in danger of losing the two most important people in his world.

And at that point, somehow, he turned his fear and heartbreak into something powerful and positive and lasting.

That is why Eric Cox is my Hero. Enjoy.

Editor's Note: "Eric's Heroes" is a weekly series airing every Wednesday on KOMO News in the 6 p.m. newscast. If you have a good story about a good person doing good things for the right reasons, share it with Eric by sending an email to

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