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Please pray for my family.

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by scythefwd, Nov 22, 2008.

  1. scythefwd

    scythefwd Well-Known Member

    Mods - please don't delete this, but feel free to lock it. We need all the prayer we can get right now.

    My aunt, grandpa, and two cousins were in a wreck with two semi's while driving their minivan on Halloween. My aunt broke her arm, ribs, and c2 vertabre. She has bruised lungs as well. My grandfather, the man of iron, broke his temple, eye socket, jaw, and scapula. Bruised lungs and frontal lobe of his brain. My 8 yo cousin has a diffuse axional injury (worst type of shaken baby syndrome). My 3 mo cousin didn't make it.

    My aunt is home, and healing but in serious pain. My grandfather is in a nursing home and is feeding himself and moving around. My cousin is still going in and out of a coma.

    This morning, the father of this family, my uncle, had a stroke. He is in an ICU and is bleeding into his brain.

    I just ask for prayer for my family, we need all we can get.

  2. unisonic12

    unisonic12 member

    That's not a stroke. A stroke is a blood vessel blockage. He had a cerebral aneurysm, which is when a blood vessel ruptures. :what:
  3. scythefwd

    scythefwd Well-Known Member

    I was just going by what I was told. I was told that he had a stroke and was bleeding in the brain. Don't take any offense, but the situation has not changed so there really was no point in nit picking the detail. The whole reason I said I didn't mind if the thread got locked was for this exact reason. I don't need to know people are praying for my family, I just hope they are and I really don't need grammar or spelling police correcting either right now, and there is next to nothing that will add to the request but there are many many many things that can and probably will be said or done that will not help one bit. I am a bit touchy right now, so please forgive me, but that comment did nothing to help. Thank you for the information, but at this time it really does nothing but add to my worries, not help them.
    Last edited: Nov 22, 2008
  4. Larry Ashcraft

    Larry Ashcraft Moderator Staff Member


    Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family.
  5. qwert65

    qwert65 Well-Known Member

    unisonic, your comment was insensitive and wrong. A stroke is any ischemic injury to the brain including hemmorage it's a layman term
  6. rust collector

    rust collector Well-Known Member

    Your family has our thoughts and prayers. Please keep us posted.
  7. Mossberg88

    Mossberg88 Well-Known Member

    Regardless of specifics, rest assured that you & family alike are in my deepest prayers; I think I can say the same for most of the THR community. Keep your chin up.
  8. Black Knight

    Black Knight Well-Known Member

    They are in our prayers.
  9. Flamer

    Flamer Active Member

    They certainly have the prayers of my family and I.

    And I do hope they get better soon.
  10. scythefwd

    scythefwd Well-Known Member

    While I thank you for your "backup" I would prefer that you not waste your time responding to comments like that. I can understand where he is coming from (I am the same way about computers, I have a very hard time letting usage of a term incorrectly (broke vs. not working as I want it to despite the fact that it was never designed to work that way vs. I am not willing to do what it takes to get it to work like loading the drivers). Thank you for your prayers, but there isn't any need to tell me that you are praying for my family... I'm not the one who answers them.
  11. BP44

    BP44 Well-Known Member

    They are in our prayers
  12. Geno

    Geno Well-Known Member

    God bless. Try to find some peace-of-mind. It's going to be a very long haul, especially Re: those with acquired TBI (traumatic brain injury). I will keep you and your whole family in my prayers.

  13. taprackbang

    taprackbang member

    Prayers for you and yours, friend..
  14. scythefwd

    scythefwd Well-Known Member

    You are more right than you realize. My wife stayed behind to help out when we went on Nov. 1. We kinda hoped to get back together sometime around Christmas (or earlier if they bring my cousin home and my uncle didn't have to be in two places at once (hospital for cousin and home for aunt). Now I hope that she is able to come home before Valentines Day. I hope there isn't any huge damage to my uncle, but that is 3 people who cannot take care of themselves in the same house (right now) and two of those three were the primary providers. Hell, I feel like I am deployed again... no telling when I will see my wife next (and coincidently I can't go back for a family emergency a-freaking-gin) for any extended time.
  15. qwert65

    qwert65 Well-Known Member

    apologies and prayers to the OP
  16. armoredman

    armoredman Well-Known Member

    Prayers sent
  17. expvideo

    expvideo Well-Known Member

    I have a family function tonight, so we will all pray for your family together. I can't imagine what you and your family are going through right now, but you have my deepest sypathy and prayers.
  18. gvnwst

    gvnwst Well-Known Member

    You will be in the prayers of my family. God bless.
  19. BHP FAN

    BHP FAN Well-Known Member

    prayers up.
  20. czhen

    czhen Well-Known Member

    Prayers sent to your family

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