I have ridden a bicycle for over 40 years and all of those years I wore a helmet. On Oct. 24, I was only a block away from my home when I crashed. My injuries included six broken ribs on my right side, cochlear (ear) concussion and bleeding in my brain. I'm still recovering. Doctors told me if I didn't have a helmet on I could have been disabled for years or have died. The helmet saved my life.
Yet, I see mothers and fathers without helmets but their children with helmets, and I ask myself what would the child or children do if mom or dad was disabled? My accident should be a wake-up call for those moms and dads to get helmets, and if your children do not have helmets, get them one.
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