Showing posts from June 5, 2012

Ceremony in Millbury honors Lake Twp. tornado victims

Ceremony in Millbury honors Lake Twp. tornado victims: The community is gathering in Millbury Tuesday night for the dedication of a gazebo to the seven victims of the June 5 tornado that ripped through the area two years ago.

Two Years Later: Thinking of Mom

Two years ago, my life changed forever.

June 4, 2010 set the whole situation up. Dad had a stroke. Two ER doctors at  Fulton County Health Center misdiagnosed him ( He had a history of clotting strokes. We could prove negligence, but not that it led to Dad's condition). When they finally called our family doctor, he had Dad moved to Bay Park.

Their negligence sealed our fate. Had they done their jobs, we never would have been on 795 that night. We never would have crossed paths with that tornado.

We can't change any of that.

It has been a long two years that started in a totaled Chevy Cobalt in the middle of 795. As time goes on, I remember more and more of that night. Most are memories I wish I never pieced back together.

We lost our mother and became responsible for our now very disabled father in a terrifying moment I relive in my nightmares. In that two years, our lives fell apart, we lost our father, and Amy and I had to deal with our own trauma from the tornado.

I am af…