He spent life picking himself up
Thomas L. Cook, who died at 54 when he was fatally hit by a car Sept. 11, spent much of his life recovering from the misadventures that plagued him even in the womb........"
Print out this article and keep it in your wallet to look at whenever you're feeling sorry for yourself.
The physical ordeals this guy went through to make it to 54 only to die in a car crash on September 11th, stagger the imagination.
"He was kinda accident-prone, I swear to God, even before he was born," said his sister, Mady Eitani.
"He was nearly miscarried. He had serious accidents as a child. Crazy things. Broke his collarbone. He was hit in the head one time by a teeter-totter and had to have blood drained out of his skull. Wrong place, wrong time. Story of his life."
From birth to worse, womb to tomb-the poor dude couldn't catch a break.
You can't even chalk it up the the indominatable will of the human spirit, or compare it to a Samuel Becket play; it's just dumb dumb luck .