posted on Jan, 8 2012 @ 11:45 AM
reply to post by lcbjr1979
Oh, no!! I was just reading one of his latest threads, and it was wunderbar...
Thanks for letting us know, and tell him thanks for his service and bravery.
I used to work as a behaviorl health professional and visited homes routinely to speak with and follow up with people suffering from addiction, abuse,
emotional and mental torments. After about 6 years of it working in the urban core and also with first-time parents, and being called for help in
times of crisis to assist, a fellow member of that profession was shot and killed by a client with whom she'd been working for some time. Since then,
several more have been kiiled in the line of duty. I look back and recall some of the situations, and realize now how vulnerable a position I was in,
but at the time it never occurred to me to be afraid.
Hearing these horror stories, of helpers being injured or killed while selflessly serving shows how vulnerable and courageous the first-responders and
Tell your husband, while at his side, how many flags and stars and responses your thread has elicited. He will understand it...and it will help. My
husband nearly died of a collapsed lung and complications from pneumonia two years ago. He was hospitalized in critical, stayed for 11 days before
being released, and is STILL recovering.
Prayers of strength, peace, justice and compassion to him, from my husband and I, to your family.
And yeah, don't make us march to the hospital and get all up in someone's grill....