Is this a true experience? I instantly felt a connection of emotion from when my son crashed on his skateboard.

Lots of blood

Major injuries

Reconstructive surgeries

We want to, or at least I know I want to protect my children from all evil, harm and hurt but it’s a fact of live they need to learn to deal with. As well as I need to learn to deal with them experiencing it.

Wonderfully written, Steve. You have said a great deal in few words.

Newspaper reporter in Eastern Iowa. The views expressed are mine alone.

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