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Finally out, broken bones and concussion.

by BecomingLuke on June 27, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Note to self: Either breathalyze family members or take the bus.

They say we got lucky, my dad walked away, my sister and I both got concussions and I have 2 broken ribs and a broken wrist.
And I finally got released from the hospital today... **Yay extra observations because of other health problems?**


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