Carnival Pride on Titanic's 100th Anniversary !

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#2
Charleston, SC
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Originally posted by KenFougère
Wow.

On Sunday, April 15, 2012, we're leaving on Titanic's 100th Anniversary.

My wife is feeling a little, 'apprehensive' . . .
Just let her know she is not crossing the Atlantic and lucky she is not on the Balmoral cruise that is underway now heading to the site of the sinking.
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I wouldnt fret, unless Molly Brown is your tablemate.
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#6
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Oh, NO!!! Are you okay now? No lasting damage I hope!
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#7
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Originally posted by KenFougère
April 19, 2012 Photo of Myself, my son & nephew on Carnival Pride.




The day before I injured my spinal cord while breaking my neck in 3 places in a diving accident...
Yikes!!!! What in the world? What happened? Are you ok? I hope your well- so sorry about your injury!
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#8
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On April 20, I was severely injured from a diving accident while on a cruise vacation with family & friends to the Bahamas. I sustained multiple neck fractures and a compressed spinal cord injury. I was medi-vaced to the Del Ray Trauma Center in Florida where I had surgery for 7 hours to repair the injuries to the neck. After 2 weeks of treatment & care there, I was flown to Boston's Spaulding Rehab Hospital in Boston for treatment. I finally made it home a week ago. I'm expected to recover in about a year with out patient therapy.


I have no paralysis. Thank God!
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Originally posted by KenFougère
On April 20, I was severely injured from a diving accident while on a cruise vacation with family & friends to the Bahamas. I sustained multiple neck fractures and a compressed spinal cord injury. I was medi-vaced to the Del Ray Trauma Center in Florida where I had surgery for 7 hours to repair the injuries to the neck. After 2 weeks of treatment & care there, I was flown to Boston's Spaulding Rehab Hospital in Boston for treatment. I finally made it home a week ago. I'm expected to recover in about a year with out patient therapy.


I have no paralysis. Thank God!
I'm so glad you're recovering well and there is no paralysis. What a horrible thing to happen to you on your vacation
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#11
Boston
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Joined Apr 2012
Originally posted by cruisinJenF
I'm so glad you're recovering well and there is no paralysis. What a horrible thing to happen to you on your vacation
Originally posted by erewhon
Very Best Wishes for your recovery.
Thank you both for your best wishes for my recovery.
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#12
Illinois
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Originally posted by KenFougère
On April 20, I was severely injured from a diving accident while on a cruise vacation with family & friends to the Bahamas. I sustained multiple neck fractures and a compressed spinal cord injury. I was medi-vaced to the Del Ray Trauma Center in Florida where I had surgery for 7 hours to repair the injuries to the neck. After 2 weeks of treatment & care there, I was flown to Boston's Spaulding Rehab Hospital in Boston for treatment. I finally made it home a week ago. I'm expected to recover in about a year with out patient therapy.


I have no paralysis. Thank God!
Thank God you are recovering and thank God for no paralysis. I hope you continue to see progress. God bless!
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#13
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Originally posted by KenFougère
I have no paralysis. Thank God!
Thanks to the Big Man Upstairs! I wish you well during your long recovery period.
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#15
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OMGoodness! Thank God you will be ok. Good luck through your recovery.
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#17
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Wow -- had a response all written up about the topic then hit your update!!!!

So glad that you are in recovery - a real eye opener that ANYTHING can happen -- so glad this didn't end in tragedy!

Get well sir!
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#18
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you are leaving on vacation and you just left the hospital a week ago????
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#19
Boston
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Originally posted by lissa42886
you are leaving on vacation and you just left the hospital a week ago????
No, I left on my cruise on April 15th. I was hurt on April 20th. After 2 months in hospitals and rehabs, I returned home last week.
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#20
Boston
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Originally posted by Not_Done_Living
Wow -- had a response all written up about the topic then hit your update!!!!

So glad that you are in recovery - a real eye opener that ANYTHING can happen -- so glad this didn't end in tragedy!

Get well sir!
You and me both!
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