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Darwin – How did family members respond to the news?

Darwin – How did family members respond to the news?

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Close to my geographic area, everybody was more in a state of shock, but because during that time too, my father had gone into the hospital as well.  So, it was a double whammy if you will.  But, further away from the home, like as folks in... Show More

Close to my geographic area, everybody was more in a state of shock, but because during that time too, my father had gone into the hospital as well.  So, it was a double whammy if you will.  But, further away from the home, like as folks in the Philippines, there were just more in like a state of shock, a state of denial.  Like, “this couldn’t happen to him, he’s such a good boy,” and all that stuff.  So you had the spectrum from state of shock, to state of denial.  The further away you were, it was more denial.  The further closer you were to the person—me—it was more a state of shock, emotional shock if you will.

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Darwin – How did family members respond to the news?

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Injured in 2008 at age 33, paraplegic
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Close to my geographic area, everybody was more in a state of shock, but because during that time too, my father had gone into the hospital as well.  So, it was a double whammy if you will.  But, further away from the home, like as folks in the Philippines, there were just more in like a state of shock, a state of denial.  Like, “this couldn’t happen to him, he’s such a good boy,” and all that stuff.  So you had the spectrum from state of shock, to state of denial.  The further away you were, it was more denial.  The further closer you were to the person—me—it was more a state of shock, emotional shock if you will.

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