Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Hello Everyone. On January 15, 2013 The San Jose Mercury news published Everett's story online at www.mercurynews.com! So If any of you are interested you can see his story online right now. 

Everyone be safe and wear a Helmet! Protect those precious noggins!


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Gilroy teen's traumatic brain injury affects entire family


January 15, 2013
San Jose Mercury News
Mark Emmons

Help EverettThe arrival of the new year hasn't been easy for Everett Zamarron-Smith. At first, the Gilroy teenager kept pointing at the "2013" date on a calendar in his home, confused and upset.

"He couldn't understand where the time went," said Delva Zamarron, his mother. "So we had to replay everything for him. 'You had an accident. You hit your head. You had brain damage.' He just kept saying, 'No, no, no, no!' "

Everything stopped for Everett on June 5 when he fell from his skateboard on a steep street, violently slamming his head. Everett, who turns 17 on Wednesday 1/16, wasn't wearing a helmet and suffered a traumatic brain injury. Seven months later, he continues to have severe memory loss and is relearning such basic functions as walking.

... Read more at the link below.

Read full article by Mark Emmons on San Jose Mercury website: http://www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-news/ci_22370885/gilroy-teens-traumatic-brain-injury-affects-entire-family?IADID=Search-www.mercurynews.com-www.mercurynews.com
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Thank you and God bless!

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