MADD BLOG


Why We Walk: Colleen Thompson

Why We Walk: Colleen Thompson

I was hit by a drunk driver December 10, 2011. The offender was 2.5 times the legal Blood Alcohol Concentration limit. I continue to feel the impact, but I am grateful MADD is here for me.

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Voices of Victims: The Sias Family

Voices of Victims: The Sias Family

My mother, Mary S. Whitfield, set up a “sister’s vacation” to Disney World in the summer of 2004, a trip made even more meaningful because as we left my mother shared that she was ill. Her doctors gave her no more than two years. Yet, even that time was stolen by a drunk driver. We lost my mother, my daughter and a cousin. I have never known a greater pain than losing a parent and a child at the same time during a time that was meant for family and celebration.

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In Honor of Fathers...

In Honor of Fathers...

Former MADD National President Laura Dean-Mooney shares what it was like to lose her husband before her daughter was even a year old. Join Laura and others this month to give in honor of all fathers.

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Why We Walk: Officer Norman

Why We Walk: Officer Norman

One percent — that's what doctors gave Officer James Frederick "Freddie" Norman's chances for survival.He took his one percent and lived for another 21 years before succumbing to injuries sustained in the crash.

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