Imagine you are bright, scholarly, a top student in your high school, planning a possible college career at Yale. Then ‘it’ happens.
At a neighborhood ice hockey game, one of the players on the opposing team ‘accidentally’ swings a stick at you and hits you in the face, causing terrible damage. Did I mention that the player who hit you with the bat ends up becoming a mass murderer? And, after losing your top teeth and – experiencing excruciating pain, you find out your mother is dying of a chronic disease and requires constant care-giving. The usual, right? [Read more…]