He is still under intensive care, unconscious, on many medications and machines, with a respirator assist. The sedative drugs can take nearly a week to clear out of Ben's body and it is not until they clear his system that the doctors can assess his injuries. The sedatives are still on board and Ben has not begun to wean off any.
If you have contact with his family at all, be conscientious, minimize sick contact and wash hands.
HOW TO HELP:
1. Donate directly to Ben and Nicki at https://www.gofundme.com/f/1w5jryl100
2. Sign up to make meals for the family under WAYS TO HELP at CaringBridge
3. CaringBridge is free for Ben to use. "Tribute" donations go to CaringBridge.
Please keep sharing pictures and stories. Nicki would like me to pass on her gratitude for these; she reads them every day. You are keeping us afloat.
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