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Billy – What’s important for parents to understand?

Billy – What’s important for parents to understand?

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The parents’ lives are disrupted but you’re really fighting for your child. I mean, all their hopes and ambitions are just taken away in a split second and they don’t know what’s going to happen to them. So, you’ve got to be there to suppor... Show More

The parents’ lives are disrupted but you’re really fighting for your child. I mean, all their hopes and ambitions are just taken away in a split second and they don’t know what’s going to happen to them. So, you’ve got to be there to support them and make sure that you encourage them. You know, “there’s still hope here. We’ve just got to find what you can do and how you can improve,” that “life isn’t over.” And maybe the child probably does want to give up on life most of the time you know, particularly at a certain age like he was. But you’ve got to find something that will drive them, that they can get interested in again. And you just can’t give up

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Billy – What’s important for parents to understand?

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Son injured in 2004 at age 18, quadriplegic
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The parents’ lives are disrupted but you’re really fighting for your child. I mean, all their hopes and ambitions are just taken away in a split second and they don’t know what’s going to happen to them. So, you’ve got to be there to support them and make sure that you encourage them. You know, “there’s still hope here. We’ve just got to find what you can do and how you can improve,” that “life isn’t over.” And maybe the child probably does want to give up on life most of the time you know, particularly at a certain age like he was. But you’ve got to find something that will drive them, that they can get interested in again. And you just can’t give up

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