Corey Shanks has returned dwelling after being launched from hospital


MATTHEWS, N.C. (WBTV) – Final week Jessica Shanks despatched this video of her husband, Corey, ringing the bell after his last inpatient remedy session.

Corey is the Matthews dad concerned in an accident on July 10 in Clover, S.C. Prosecutors say an impaired driver slammed into the Shanks household automobile. Corey suffered a TBI. Even worse, the crash killed their 7-year-old son, Max.

Jessica, and their 4-year-old son, Griffin, survived.

Corey has fought to get higher. This second within the hospital proper earlier than he was discharged was significant for Jessica, and all those that love him.

The workers, Jessica additionally made certain to level out, was carrying loopy socks to honor Max (he cherished loopy socks).

As all of us undergo life, seeing this video in my electronic mail tonight was a reminder of what Jessica stated final week (I posted about Corey being launched from the hospital then, although didn’t have the video at that second): It’s okay to really feel damaged, and okay to seek out new methods to be put again collectively.

Jessica remains to be looking for goal to what occurred to her household. She needs to make a distinction.

There may be extra to return from her, I’m certain.

She’s a mom and spouse who’s a transparent sparkplug of inspiration and positivity. However within the short-term, this video is a superb reminder that we should always hug the folks we love, and at all times know that we don’t ever actually know something in regards to the future.

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