Because sometimes life literally rears up and whacks you over the head. Who would have guessed?
I was never able to thank the man who took me home after I was hit by a car and abandoned on the side of the road.
I jumped up immediately, because my very first thought was, Cool, I’m not dead!
Growing up in Texas, I rode the roller coaster Rosy Esparza died on, and I know -- it could have happened to anyone.