That is all it took on October 4, 2017 when Joe Kopecky was involved in a critical car accident.
Since October 4th, Joe has been literally fighting for his life at UNMC in Omaha, Nebraska.
Having broken everything on the left side of his body: his hip, arm, leg, ribs and compound fractures, he was in for a tough fight but with the outstanding knowledge and help from the top surgeons in the state they were able to slowly start putting him back together. Joe has undergone over 8 surgeries, a skin graph and fought off pnemonia and a torn colon. He has been on a ventilator and feeding tube as well. The good news is, that he is making fantastic progress.
Where you can come in...I promise, our family really hates to ask but if you could; we are looking for a little help to assist Marlee and Joe's continued recovery.
Joe is an independent contractor building and re-modeling homes. He obviously has been out of work since the accident and unable to continue his practice (currently). He is starting to speak again and has recently been moved to Madonna Rehabilitation Center to keep working to get back to where he was before the accident. Luckily, a lot of Joe's medical expenses will be covered through insurance but life has not been very easy lately for Marlee or Joe for that matter.
Marlee is a two-time breast cancer Survivor and is doing everything she can to do to stay afloat. She is trying to do all that Joe did before the accident and help Joe through his recovery process while working her full-time job at the same time.
She just needs a little help.
I can see it in her eyes and it breaks my heart.
If you can help in any way, our family will owe you our debt of gratitude.
Thank you very much for taking the time to hear our story.
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