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Medical fund for Bill Herbert

$22,850 of $25,000 goal

Raised by 170 people in 16 months
Created July 17, 2017

On July 17th, Bill Herbert was in a severe rodeo accident. He flipped off a bucking horse and landed on his head twisting his neck all the way forward to his chest causing a broken neck that will require an operation to fuse his C3 and C4 in his spine which is currently unstable.  Another injury is to the artery on the right side going to his brain is torn and occluded.  The doctors say that you can live with one artery to the brain because there are arteries on both the right and left sides.  He is currently on an anticoagulant drip to help prevent blood clots which could cause a stroke.

Last night Pauline was awakened when Bill became unresponsive for over a minute.  The nurse was finally able to wake him and he was very aggitated.  The doctors have agreed the next best thing for Bill is to transfer him from Temple to a bigger hospital in Dallas to see a spine specialist. The kids are with family and Pauline is by his side nonstop to make sure he is getting the best care. 

Bill is a wonderful father of two girls, Heidi and Henli and a loving husband to Pauline Reese-Herbert.
He is a 4 time CPRA Saddle Bronc champion and a 3 time UPRA Saddle Bronc champion.  He also is a Tech 3 with the Texas Department of Transportation.

We are starting this campain to raise money for medical funds, rehab, medical equipment and living expenses because Bill cannot work and Pauline has to do everything she can to help nurse him back to health.  Please help in any type of donation you can and above all else please pray for this family.

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Update on Bill: I still have people asking where Bill is in the recovery phase of his neck injury. The doctors gave him a 100% recovery fairly recently! This means he can go back to any normal activity. The only remaining issue is he did have a main artery blocked during the time of the accident. This will not affect his oxygen level in anyway. His Vascular surgeon said “just don’t loose another artery or there could be some complications”. All that being said we are back to a normal healthy life. We continue to be grateful for the tremendous support of our friends and family. It was overwhelmingly wonderful! Love and blessings, Pauline & Bill Herbert
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Thank you all for the support and prayers! Let's keep this campaign going and help Bill and his family while he is on the mend! ❤️
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Thank you guys for all of he prayers and support! He's finally home and now the healing process starts! ❤️
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We can go home!!! After 20 days in hospitals and hotels the surgeon released @bill_herbert We can see our babiesWe still have a long road ahead but we are grateful to finally be headed to the ranch! Thank you amigos for all of your prayers, help and support through this difficult time.
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$22,850 of $25,000 goal

Raised by 170 people in 16 months
Created July 17, 2017
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