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It would be impossible for me to capture an accurate reality of my injury in a verbal explanation. Under the assumption that "a picture paints a thousand words," I'll make an attempt to visually convey the true essence of some of my experiences during the months I was hospitalized.

The links to the left will take you to a number of photographs that were taken during my stay in the hospital, at the rehabilitation center, and an occasional weekend visit home. Some of them are candid shots, while others are sequential. They will hopefully give you an idea of what was happening and, to an extent, what it was like going through such an ordeal.

I put a short narrative with each photograph to help explain either what was going on at the time or a general description of my surroundings.

Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions. Simply click the "Contact Jim" link at the top of the page.