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post #1 of 45 (permalink) Old 07-14-2009, 06:38 PM Thread Starter
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My husband John Brisson, and his dad were in a bad bike wreck this past weekend in Jacksonville NC and both are in ICU right now. John's dad has life threatning injuries and John has a skull fracture and a broken arm but is expected to make a full recovery. His dad has a long road to recovery but the doctors are optimistic he will survive this horrible acciddent.

The person responsible for this accident was drunk and claims he didn't see them stopped at the red light. This sounds like a typical response from a drunk.

John talked briefly today, but of course he is heavily sedated still. I just know he enjoys checking the site daily and than he goes in the garage with his laptop to tune up his motorcycle or whatever you all do.

I can tell all of you that the Brisson's are stubborn and will live to ride another day.

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post #2 of 45 (permalink) Old 07-14-2009, 06:46 PM
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They will be in my prayers tonight !

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post #3 of 45 (permalink) Old 07-14-2009, 06:48 PM
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Mary, I wish John and his dad the best in their fight for recovery and will be praying for all of you. My wife and I went through something similar 2 months ago and as painful as it is for them right now I can only say from our experience it will get better as time goes by.

God bless,

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My prayers are with you. I will bet this is not the drunk's first brush with the law. I hope they take him off the road this time.
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Mary, all of our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Please give John our best - you've got 6500 strong at your back, so don't hesitate to ask for anything.


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Mary, thank you for letting us know. Seems like people who drink and drive will never learn. Mainly because it's the innocent people who truly have to pay. I'll definately keep them in my prayers.


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My thoughts and prayers go out to you all. As was said above you have alot of folks behind you here. If there is anything I can do please let me know. God Bless
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I don't get on here to post very often, but I check things out daily. I am very sorry to hear about the accident John and his dad were in. Mythoughts and prayers go out to all for a full and speedy recovery. I hope they throw the book at the drunken guy that caused all the problem.

Keep us posted on the progress of both!!

God Bless you all

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post #9 of 45 (permalink) Old 07-14-2009, 09:12 PM
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Deep Thoughts and Prayers to John, his dad, you Mary and the entire family.
We're all here for you.

It's good to know that you also care enough about this close knit group to have let us known.

Godspeed on full and as speedy as heavenly possible recoveries.

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Not a whole lot more I can say here that others here haven't already, I will keep your family in our prayers and hope for a speedy recovery. Keep us posted.

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