Another way to look at creating brain injury awareness in the our own communities.
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In 1988, Su Meck, a 22-year-old married mother of two, literally had her world come crashing down on her. A ceiling collapsed on Meck’s head. After the accident, she took a terrible fall. She was then taken to the hospital badly injured. When she regained consciousness, Meck had lost all of her memories. While she could speak, words were limited and she drifted in and out of consciousness. She couldn’t recognize her family. She couldn’t remember how to read, take a shower, brush her teeth or tie her shoes. All memories of things known and learned before the age
Being near the ocean is a special experience for many people. Perhaps it’s that breath of really fresh air; the comfort of a soothing cool ocean breeze; the gentle sound and ebb and flow of the water. Coupled with a sense of wonder, the ocean brings past, present and future all into a place of appreciation and profound learning. Brain Energy Support Team member and TBI survivor, Barb George is much like the ocean: special, a breath of fresh air, comforting, gentle and at the ready to appreciate things and learn from them. The fact that George actually lives in