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Entries from February 2008

My daughter, my hero

February 13th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Tori was dressed in her new leotard for gymnastics; she has not gone to her gymnastic class since the holidays.  She was really excited to start her classes again.  The three of us were sitting down for dinner.  Her class was about an hour away.  Travis took a bite of his dinner and a “lightening […]

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Tags: daughter · emergency room · everyday life · family · Tori · Victoria

The Show Must Go On!!!!

February 10th, 2008 · No Comments

We are approaching the two year mark to the day that Travis was diagnosed.  I still remember that day.  He was sitting up in a hospital bed.  I walked in the room and there were some doctors in there with him.  Then they explained to me that Travis had a brain tumor.  There was no […]

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Tags: advice · everyday life · happy ending · life lesson · mood · positive · stress · thankful · thoughts · words of advice

Help abolish the Feres Doctrine

February 4th, 2008 · 16 Comments

Sign the petitionhttp://www.petitiononline.com/fd1950/petition-sign.html The Feres Doctrine,I probably read about it on high school but I don’t remember.  Now, years later it is haunting my family as well as many other military families. (Taken from Wikipedia) …Feres v. United States, 340 U.S. 135 (1950), is a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States ruled […]

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Tags: Carmelo Rodriguez · Feres Doctrine · loss of consortium · malpractice · medical malpractice · Sgt. Carmelo ROdriguez · Uncategorized · wrongful death

Marine’s Cancer Misdiagnosed

February 1st, 2008 · No Comments

I found this story online and it breaks my heart.  I strongly disagree with the fact that there is a law that prevents any sort of medical malpractice lawsuits againts the military.  I know that life is not fair but these two cases are unexceptable to me.  The fact that both of these young men […]

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Tags: cancer · Marine · misdiagnosed · sad story