Ben Troupe Medical Recovery Fund

That Saturday in late October was like any other day for my father, Ben Troupe. He woke up at 5 am, did his daily prayer, went to the park to jog for five miles, went grocery shopping then came home. Then he vomited, fell to the floor and was unable to move. He was taken to the local hospital where we learned that he had suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm. One of the most dangerous kinds of aneurysms as nearly 30% of those who suffer one will die from the initial brain bleed.

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He survived and for the next two weeks it was a stressful waiting game to see if he would suffer a second brain rupture while in his coma. 

He managed to overcome the odds and did not experience second rupture. The doctors said it was his active lifestyle of eating healthy and a daily exercise regime, that he picked up being in the military and law enforcement, that helped him. But it will take two months for the brain swelling to start going down.

My father has survived many necessary and expensive surgical procedures but still has a long road ahead of him with acute and skilled rehabilitation at a nursing home. Due to the type of aneurysm he suffered (a cerebellum rupture) his motor skills will be impaired and need to be rehabilitated.  His memory and speech will also be affected and need to be worked on.

After his discharge he is scheduled for at least six weeks to three months of inpatient rehabilitation at a skilled nursing home. Which will cost us hundreds daily along with the hospital, ambulance & surgery bills. Our medical expenses will be high but our goal is a good starting place to help cover the immediate costs.

My father has served the community as a soldier, an EMT, a sheriff's deputy and a deacon. Please support him during his recovery process.

We thank you for anything you can provide to help him on his road to recovery. If you are unable to donate then please consider sharing this fundraiser within your social media circle.

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Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 1 mo
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 3 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 3 mos
  • Katherine Tomes 
    • $25 
    • 6 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 6 mos

Organizer

Benjamin Troupe 
Organizer
Liberty, MO
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