View from the North 40: The great story is everything


Last updated 9/9/2022 at 10:53am

“I’m jealous,” my husband wrote as a comment to an article link he sent me. “What a cool way to lose an arm.”

How many times does a person get to say that in a lifetime?

A lot for some of us, and for sure John’s persona story about losing an arm is epic.

An 18-year-old gets into a motorcycle crash just as a paramedic instructor is driving by. What are the odds? The surgeon on call at the hometown hospital that day had honed his trauma surgery skill as a Navy hospital surgeon at the front lines of the Vietnam War. Does it get any more spectacular than this?

Yes it does. Comm...

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