April 22, 2007
She tries to understand it all. He is in pain much of the time, having survived a second story fall that shattered both of his heels. He was younger then, perhaps 30, and thought he could jump right up after a few weeks of bed rest. Instead, he worsened his injuries and because the dressings were not changed on all the cuts and bruises, he developed a severe bone infection. He had to remain in the Veteranís Hospital for over four months. His brother, who owned the roofing company he worked for, gave him $100 for his trouble.