Posts filed under: Mission Moment

SHAWN VASQUEZ Age 23 KILLED BY A POLY-DRUG IMPAIRED DRIVER                 In July 2020, Shawn was killed in a crash as he was finishing up work on an active construction site. The crash...
One Mother Continues to Fight in Honor of Her Son                 By: Carol Levin The word family is very important to me because the four of us were a family unit. We did everything together from sports, to music, school band,...
A mother’s pain and grief lead to her passion to keep fighting to end drunk driving. By: Michelle Ramsey-Hawkins Khaiden and Samuel I walked into Livingston Parish court room 2 months after the crash and I sat on the bench...
A mother’s grief and loss, turns to a passion to end drunk driving. By:  Ava Fontenot   Lindsey My 25year old son Lindsey and his 21year old friend Raymond were killed by a drunk driver on July 2, 2010. Raymond...
Mission Moment “You are paralyzed . . . We don’t know if you will walk again.”   I looked around the hospital room, confused, and blinked my eyes several times as I tried to grasp the words that were just...
To all the patrol officers, detectives, DUI task force officers… From Susie Spoolstra-Kelley Zachary Spoolstra’s “Momma”   I first want to thank you for reading my story, and I want to thank you on behalf of my experience with all...
BRETT’S STORY: THE DAY THAT CHANGED OUR LIVES FOREVER By Chrissie Poarch (Aunt)   My heart sank on Sunday morning, September 17, 2017, when my mother and I watched a Georgia State Patrol trooper and a coroner walk up our...
A LIFETIME OF REGRET By Steve Mason   May 6, 2005 was a warm spring day in northeastern Indiana. Our 20-year-old son Chris had arrived home from college the night before, ready to enjoy a 3-day weekend at home. Prior...
A Mother’s Love By; Anne Kimmel and Lois Benjamin   David and Sharree 20 minutes before their lives were taken. Thank you, officers, in advance. Thank you for your protection. Thank you for stopping every person you see driving erratically...
A GOD-Story: From Death To Life Patti Foster   Character can be formed, crafted, and shaped in so many different ways… Helen Keller, through her life-long adversity, learned: Character is not developed in quiet and ease. Only through experience of...