For Other Families Like Ours

Giving Hope and Comfort

We’ve lived through this, and understand the need for support – not just for the injured person, but for his or her family and friends.  We want to share our story with you.  We want to give you hope and comfort at a time when both seem very hard to come by. Please allow us to share our stories.

Mom’s Story

It was 25 years ago, on August 1, 1985, when our son, Scotty, sustained a traumatic brain injury at the age of 20.  No one could be prepared for the changes this brought to Scotty or to his family, who love him dearly.  One day you have a healthy, athletic son between his Junior and Senior years of college, and the next day he is in a coma with a severe brain injury!!     (Read more …)

Dad’s Story

This is my story of the journey through Scott’s accident and his life today.  We received the call from one of Scott’s professors at college that Scott had been in an accident and they said he was in a coma and paralyzed on the right side on August 1, 1985.  You could have knocked me over with a feather upon hearing that news. (Read more …)

Cathy’s Story

Eighteen years ago I attended a Charlie Peacock concert at Mt. Paran North campus in Marietta.  During intermission I noticed a very fit, handsome young man coming across the sanctuary.  He had a head full of dark black hair sprinkled with a touch of gray.  He also had an irregular gait and walked at a determined pace.     (Read more …)