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John – What do you wish you had known at the beginning?

John – What do you wish you had known at the beginning?

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A friend of mine, a close friend of mine, he said, “It’s a good thing it was you, not me because,” he says, “I would’ve walked away from it.  I couldn’t handle it.”  And when I asked him why, he say... Show More

A friend of mine, a close friend of mine, he said, “It’s a good thing it was you, not me because,” he says, “I would’ve walked away from it.  I couldn’t handle it.”  And when I asked him why, he says, “It just tears your life a part.”  And it does, like I said, at the time, yeah, it tore your life apart for a couple of years, but after those two years, our life is just  as full now as it was before the accident.  So, I think you just have to be brave for the first two years, that’s what it is.  You know, just be brave, it will come.

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John – What do you wish you had known at the beginning?

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Son injured in 1985 at age 22, quadriplegic
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A friend of mine, a close friend of mine, he said, “It’s a good thing it was you, not me because,” he says, “I would’ve walked away from it.  I couldn’t handle it.”  And when I asked him why, he says, “It just tears your life a part.”  And it does, like I said, at the time, yeah, it tore your life apart for a couple of years, but after those two years, our life is just  as full now as it was before the accident.  So, I think you just have to be brave for the first two years, that’s what it is.  You know, just be brave, it will come.

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