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On Revenge and Regret

Villager: An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth. Tevye: Very good. That way the whole world will be blind and toothless. Revenge has come up a few times in the six months since Annette was hit … Continue reading

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Making Progress

So we are almost 14 weeks removed from the incident. In many ways Annette is doing very well. She is talking, constantly. She is perceptive and logical in her thinking. Her memory of the things that happened before the incident … Continue reading

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The Man Pled Guilty

The man who hit Annette has plead guilty to Felony Drunk Driving, ¬†Felony Hit and Run, and one more charge (I cannot recall what it is) related to Annette’s injuries.¬†At least it means that this will not drag out over … Continue reading

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The Diffuse Axonal Blues

Diffuse axonal injury is a nice, clinical way of saying massive brain damage. This term was introduced to me in the intensive care unit while I was looking upon the complicated network of tubes and needles and machines that were … Continue reading

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An open letter to the man who ran over my daughter

[Note – this letter was written on the morning of September 15, 2012, only hours after the incident took place. I now have more and better information about what actually happened, but this is still an accurate portrait of my … Continue reading

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The drive to the hospital

I live about 16 miles away from where Annette was run over. She was visiting her maternal grandmother at the time of the incident. Normally it takes about 20 to 25 minutes to get there. I know this because I … Continue reading

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The phone call

It was a Friday evening. My wife, my daughter R, and I had all experienced a long, tough week and decided that we deserved a good dinner. We went to a nice restaurant, had dinner, and were back at home … Continue reading

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