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A wife tells her husband about the death of his family. It is the chilling story of a man left paralyzed after he and his family were hit by a drunk driver.

They say time heals all wounds. In the two years since the accident, I have found that to be true. If it wasn’t, I would have bled to death in one way or another. The real problem is the scars. The ones on my skin are ugly and painful. The ones on my spine will leave me physically broken for the rest of my life. The ones on my mind and my heart, those are the most difficult to live with.

It is a story that is told in a very real manner. He suffers in the story and talks about his desire to help others. A website to help those who have suffered the way he has. We see this type of loss in the office all the time. It is a tragedy that no one is prepared for. It is a story that needs to be told so that maybe someone else will decide not to drive while impaired.

Research indicates that deaths involving motor vehicles are down in Minnesota, but deaths linked to drinking and driving have remained to high. The rules are simple and must always be followed:

  • Don’t Drink and Drive
  • Use designated drivers
  • Always remember that the more you drink, the greater your odds of making bad choices.

The symbol of the story is a crushed beer can. In the same way his family was crushed that day. Hopefully, what comes of it will make a difference to him and many others.

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