Eagle overcomes family tragedy

This time of year is difficult for Eagles long snapper Jon Dorenbos, whose mother was killed 14 years ago by his father.

Updated: December 21, 2006, 3:42 PM ET
By Joseph Santoliquito | Special to ESPN.com

PHILADELPHIA --- Every year, Kathy Dorenbos would make sure each of her three children would have a Christmas ornament to hang. Sometimes she would make them herself out of bread dough, stenciling in a date on the back. She was always there for her children, Randy, Krissy and Jon. It didn't matter the time or place. Mom was there.

Especially at Christmas time.

That's why Jon Dorenbos (pronounced DORN-bahs) will take out his favorite fire truck ornament, the one made by his ...

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