I just learned this morning that my grandmother was involved in a serious car accident yesterday. I'm needed back in Virginia as soon as I can arrange transportation.
My dad's flying out from California tomorrow. I'll be heading out later this week.
Details are sketchy so far. I know it took emergency personnel about five hours to cut her out of the car; from what I'm told, she's broken both knees and her ankle is severely broken. There's no evidence of internal injuries.
Doctors are not sure if she'll be able to walk again, much less dance or play golf. She's the most active 82 year old woman I know.
I haven't broken down or cried yet - I'm sure that's coming. Teared up, but I haven't cried. Trying to look at the bright side and hope for the best.
Thank God for airbags and the volunteer rescue squad folks. And thank God for the woman who witnessed the accident and immediately dialed 911.
I may post something between now and then, but, well, family comes first.
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