On the evening of December 12th, I was driving my SUV to pick up my son, who is disabled, has a college degree in communication, and is working a nonpaying internship at the local public radio station in the city to gain experience.       While driving to the station, my SUV ran over some “black ice” which caused my vehicle to slide out of control, and run into a light pole. That ervening, I was  taken to Henry Hospital, and was checked out by the doctors in The Emergency Room. Fortunately, I was not seriously injured where as to having any body parts amputated, nor any broken bones; just was having, and I still am experiencing, some excurciating pain in my neck, right shoulder, and lower back on the left side. I am getting medical attention for those areas.      As far as my SUV, the front the front end was severely damaged as you can see in the photos. Two different mechanics, who examined the vehicle, said the SUV was totaled, and beyond repair. I should note, howerver, I did not have "Full Coverage" on my auto insurance only "No-Fault." The reason being is with the "No-Fault" coverage, I was paying $295.00 a month, and if "Full Coverage" was added, it would have been extremely more expensive.      The auto insurance companies perform a “Red Lining” practice against the city of Detroit, and anyone who lives in Michigan knows, Detroiters pay MORE for auto insurance than anywhere else in the state.    I am a single dad, who is in dire need of transportation not only for me, but also for my disabled son who relies on me to transport him to doctor’s appointments, job interviews, meetings, as well as social activities, within the disabled community.    PLEASE, let us set a goal for the First Week of this campaign by sharing this message with your family, and friends, on social media, and PLEASE, ask them to do likewise. The goal is to get this to 100 people, or more, in the first week of the campaign.    I sincerely hope that you will find it in your heart to make a donation no matter how small or large, towards my obtaining a replacement SUV; Your Support would greatly be appreciated, and I thank all of you in advance for your kindness. MAY GOD BLESS YOU!
Big Ron

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BigRon Lyons 
Detroit, MI
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