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Received December 2012
This is kind of cheesy…but I decided to type this for many reasons!
(legibility, big-to-small-to-big hand writing, scribbles, and not enough room on
a card). I am the type of person that it means more when hand written, but hope
you can forgive me.
I have sat here often and thought “what do I say?”! So here goes…
Almost 1 month ago, my Mom experienced something similar to a very mild hrt attack (there is a big fancy medical word for it, but I don’t even know how to pronounce it, let alone….spell it!) while she was at work. On the morning of November 20, 2012, you received an emergency call for…a Wife, a Mother, a Grandmother, a friend, and so on…her name is Mary P. Two of you were dispatched for this emergency call to Charles Engineering in Clearwater Kansas. Our family does not know your names and for that we apologize deeply. To us, you will always be known as our heroes and our angels!
Mom was transported by you to Wesley Hospital. From the time you arrived at Charles Eng. and began helping her and through the ride to the hospital, Mom said she was very comfortable with you and relaxed. She felt she was in “Good” hands and we agree. To this day, she still speaks of you two and it is important to our family, that you are of course acknowledged and thanked for what you did that morning. Unfortunately, it was not a short stay for her at Wesley as she had hoped and wanted so badly to go home and celebrate Thanksgiving with us. Mom received Triple Bypass Surgery on Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. Shortly after arriving to the hospital and up until she was released on November 27, we were told multiple times, she is very lucky to be alive today. We were told more than once she should not have made it. With that being said, we are truly blessed that she has been given a second chance at life as some do not. You helped and for that, we…..Thank You!
She will have her 4 week follow-u with her heart surgeon next week. Because of the team she works with, because of you, because of the heart doctor, the surgeon, and the nurses….our Mom is alive and well today! We will be celebrating Christmas with her this year and bring in the new Year with you too. We are looking forward to many more and know that life can be lost without a moment’s notice.
We wish you, your families, your team…a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Thank you for what you did for our mom and thank you for what you have always done, and for what you continue to do everyday! God bless!
Wichita, KS 67213