It was an innocent mistake, but Lolo learned a major lesson!  She may not of known who Eric LeGrand was yesterday, but she def. does today!

American hurdler Lolo Jones received an unusual, lighthearted request on her Twitter page recently. “Want to race me,” read the note from Eric LeGrand, the inspirational Rutgers football player who was paralyzed in a 2010 game.

Jones had never heard of LeGrand or looked at his avatar, which features a picture of him sitting in a wheelchair, and wrote back an insensitive message:


Original Tweet:


And the after effect with a response from Eric himself:



Story Chris Chase, USA TODAY