Independence day

Nick’s Rebirth Day.

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

Genesis by Niick Verron (statue of John Hampden) Genesis by Nick Verron (statue of John Hampden)

For millions, across the US, the fourth of July is Independence Day and I wish you a wonderful day. Here, it is also a special day… it is my son’s rebirthday.

Regular readers know Nick’s story, how he was stabbed through the brain and left dying in an alley… the long, terrifying months of coma and rehab and the years of determined effort to regain his independence.


He named the 4th of July his rebirthday because, instead of putting an end to his life, the injury pressed the ‘reset’ button and let him start again, with a new set of values, based not on being the best at his job or amassing the trappings of worldly success, but on paying attention to the world and its beauty and being the best of himself.

His recovery has been little short of miraculous. His…

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