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Another Fork in the Road: Brain Injury from an HIV Infection - Richard Schooping

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Richard Schooping met brain injury through a stroke and a brain infection from AIDS. During this bleak time, Richard was dragged to his depths, but he wouldn’t give up. He struggled to overcome both his brain injury and AIDS. We will learn how Richard’s music and his creative talents played a part in his recovery. We will learn how his partner, Cal, stood by him and is his soul mate. And, we will learn how, as Richard states, quote “forgiveness, self-love, and devotion promotes … healing.


Every TBI survivor and caregiver has encountered a fork in the road that has diverted his or her life-plan. A car accident, a fall from the roof, doing one more chin-up, or a door literally slamming one in the face are just some causes of traumatic brain injury. College plans, walking down the aisle in the perfect dress, or the coveted job quickly slip from reality as dreams turn to struggle. These unexpected life-happenings that divert one from his or her chosen path in life can be devastating. But as Yogi Berra once said, "If you come to a fork in the road, take it." Life is all about choices!

To learn more about me, please visit my blogs.

Surviving Traumatic Brain Injury Blog: survivingtraumaticbraininjury.com

Donna's Blog: donnaodonnellfigurski.wordpress.com