From the March 2010 magazine.

Accidents happen

During the first week in October 2008, I was crossing the street to go to a Saturday noontime AA meeting when I was hit by a car. I was transported to the hospital, where I remained unconscious for quite a spell. My pelvis was fractured in two places. There was a minor operation and I could have been out for at least a couple of days. Later, upon reading the police report, it seems to have been a fairly violent accident. The driver was going 35 mph when he hit his brakes. Fortunately, I don't recall anything, except that I was on my way to an AA meeting.

After about 10 days of...


Baton Rouge, La