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In the Blink of an Eye

It takes roughly nine months, give or take, to bring a new human life into this world.  That same life can be snuffed out in less than a second.  The video that follows is chilling, and graphic, and SHOULD be watched by everyone.

How many of you know someone who has driven too fast, been too busy talking to someone in the car, thought they had to answer that text while driving, or talked on the phone while driving?  I’m pretty sure that covers almost everyone that drives today.

I used to manage a fast food restaurant, and the stories that the kids in my employ would tell about driving so fast or getting into, or almost getting into so many accidents.  Many of them were utterly giddy over the experience.  Personally, feel very fortunate to not to have been required to attend any funerals in that time.

Before you think I am getting terribly preachy, I think you should know that seven years ago I lost my Sister and her Husband to a tragic car accident.  In their case one of them fell asleep at the wheel, they drifted off the road rolled the car and impacted a tree at high velocity.  I lost my Sister because they were in a hurry to get home.  Had they drifted left instead of right, other families might have been affected too.  It’s not like they were not experienced drivers either.  Both were long haul truckers, and had logged enough road miles to cross this country many times over.

Like I said it can and does often happen in the blink of an eye.  Life is too precious and too short as it is to waste that by making poor decisions in a 2000 pound automobile.

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About Mike Lemons
I'm a guy in his 40's who has been bumming around the net for years. I am married to a wonderful woman, and have 3 gorgeous kids.

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