The human cost

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     Cyclist Injury

    Age: 26, Political Analyst and Full Time Student, accident occurred on September 29, 2012 at approximately 9:30 PM while traveling southbound on North Miami Avenue with Alicia Shiatsu and Betsy Wheaton toward downtown Miami.

    Mountain bike wheel trapped by rails causing me fall to the left, breaking elbow and injuring hip. The documented financial cost of this single event is $73,000 – hospital bill and surgery, additional fees for doctor visits and physical therapists, three weeks unable to work, family members traveled to South Florida to provide home care.

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