NOT ONLY DID I LOSE MY FIRST BORN SON, I LOST MY BABY SON TOO

by PAULA OVERSTREET
(RANGE,ALABAMA USA)

IN LESS THAN TWO YEARS APART, I LOST TWO SONS IN TWO DIFFERENT BUT YET ALCOHOL RELATED ACCIDENTS.JEREMY AND ALAN OVERSTREET AGES 22 YEARS OLD AND 16 YEARS YOUNG. I WILL NEVER GET OVER THE DEATHS OF MY CHILDREN. MY WHOLE WORLD FELL APART. DEPRESSION SET IN AND I SOMETIMES JUST SLIP RIGHT BACK IN DEPRESSION MODE IF SOMETHING TRIGGERS MY MEMORIES. JEREMY WAS DRINKING AND DRIVING AND HE DIED 4 DAYS AFTER HIS WRECK. JEREMY SUFFERED SEVERE BRAIN DAMAGE AND HE LOST HIS RIGHT EYE.JEREMY WAS ON HIS WAY HOME TO GET SHOWER TO GO TO A FRIENDS BIRTHDAY PARTY. JEREMY AND A GIRL NAMED JESSE WERE DRINKING, LAUGHING, HAVING A GOOD TIME WHEN WRECK OCCURRED ON A COLD DAY OCT.2ND,2004 JEREMY WAS TRAVELING AT HIGH RATE OF SPEED, LOST CONTROL OF HIS Z-71 PICKUP TRUCK IN A SHARP CURVE, THE TRUCK FLIPPED THREE TIMES AND HIT A HUGE TREE. JEREMY WAS EJECTED FROM THE VEHICLE. JESSE ONLY RECEIVED MINOR BRUSIES AND SCRATCHES.JEREMY 'S INJURIES TOOK HIS LIFE FOUR DAYS LATOR. WE BURIED OUR FIRST BORN SON ONE MONTH AFTER HIS 22ND BIRTHDAY.ONE YEAR EIGHT MONTHS LATER, I GET ANOTHER CALL- THEY SAID ALAN WAS IN BAD WRECK, I NEEDED TO HURRY TO HOSPITAL, I PANICED I FROZE, I WAS BEGGING, PLEASE GOD DONT TAKE MY ALAN, PLEASE DONT TAKE MY BABY SON TOO. ALAN WAS RIDEING WITH A FRIEND, THE FRIEND WAS DRINKING AND DRIVING. ALAN WAS SOBER. THE DRIVER LIVED WITH ONLY MINOR INJURIES, MY BABY SON ALAN WHO JUST TURNED 16 YEARS OLD DIED SHORTLY AFTER WRECK. ALAN WAS ALSO EJECTED FROM THE VEHICLE, AND THE TRUCK LANDED PARTIALLY ON MY SONS YOUNG INNOCENT BODY.I LOST TWO SONS IN LESS THAN TWO YEARS APART DUE TO TWO DIFFERENT ALCOHOL RELATED WRECKS.PLEASE DONT DRINK AND DRIVE. MY HEART ACHES AND ACHES FOR MY BOYS DAILEY. I SOMETIMES FEEL I CANT GO ON ANOTHER DAY WITHOUT THEM IN IT.THE HOLIDAYS ARE THE WORST. PLEASE TELL MY STORY TO OTHERS IN HOPES TO PREVENT SOMEONE FROM DRINKING AND DRIVING. POST THIS ON EVER DRINKING AND DRIVING PAGE,LINK,ECT. PLEASE HELP ME TO REACH THE YOUNG TEENS THAT DONT THINK IT CAN HAPPEN TO THEM, BUT IT CAN. IN A BLINK OF AN EYE, YOUR WHOLE WORLD COULD FALL APART.PLEASE THINK BEFORE YOUY DRINK. PLEASE DONT DRINK AND DRIVE. GOD BLESS THIS MESSAGE TO REACH THE ONES INTENED. SAVE A LIFE-DONT TAKE A LIFE....ITS A CHOICE, PLEASE MAKE THE RIGHT ONE......DRINKING AND DRIVING KILLS. MY FAMILY WAS FROM GROVE HILL, ALABAMA. MY CHILDREN ATTENDED CLARKE PREP SCHOOL, JEREMY GRADUATED THERE, ALAN NEVER MADE IT TO GRADUATE... JEREMYS NICKNAMES WERE MAN-MAN BY FAMILY, GOMU-BY FRIENDS... ALANS NICKNAME WAS ALLEY-CAT BY FAMILY, LITTLE GOMU BY FREINDS........ALAN WAS A TWIN, HE LEFT BEHIND HIS BEAUTIFUL SISTER ASHLEY. NICKNAME-TUDY-. IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY SONS, PLEASE HEED THE WARNINGS OF DRINKING AND DRIVING...FRIENDS DONT LET FRIENDS DRIVE DRUNK.... IF U MUST DRINK, PLEASE HAVE A DESIGNATED DRIVER......HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON. GOD BLESS THIS MESSAGE, LOVE PAULA GIBSON OVERSTREET-MOTHER- MY TWO SONS ARE SO VERY MUCH MISSED AND LOVED BY SO MANY FAMILY AND FRIENDS...... THANKS FOR READING,PLEASE REPOST-PAULA OVERSTREET

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Sep 09, 2010
Mother's of Angel's.
by: Anonymous

Words can not express the pain I am feeling for you right now..I lost my 18 year old son to a drunk driver in March of 2009.and yet I can not find words.....sigh.........HUG's to you and your Angels....I am on facebook ..I would love to get to know you and your Angel's..you can find me at face book..Dana Perez Mccleary.Just leave a message ((Mothers of angels))...My thoughts and prayers are with you and your Family..Dana

Dec 22, 2009
I AM THE MOTHER OF THESE TWO BOYS
by: PAULA

THE REASON I AM WRITEING THIS IS I WROTE ANOTHER ARTICLE ON THIS STORY. THE TITLE IS I LOSS TWO SONS IN TWO DIFFERENT ALCOHOL RELATED WRECKS.....PLEASE READ...........I TRY REALLY HARD TO REACH YOUNG TEENS, I SPEAK OUT AT CHURCHS, I WRITE BULLETINS ON MY MYSPACE. I WRITE BLOGS ABOUT MY CHILDREN.. LISTEN, MY TWO SONS WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN, I LOVE AND MISS THEM TERRIBLY. ALAN HAD A TWIN SISTER, HER NAME IS ASHLEY, SHE IS TORN UP INSIDE, SHE HAS LOST HER TWIN BROTHER AND HER BIG BROTHER TOO. SHE HAS IT HARD. PLEASE REMEMBER US DURING YOU READING THESE STORIES. THE PAIN IS NEVERENDING. WE TRY TO MOVE FORWARD, BUT THE HEART JUST WANT LET US. GOD PLEASE HELP ME AND MY DAUGHTER. WATCH OVER US, KEEP US SAFE. HELP US TO MAKE THE RIGHT DECISIONS IN LIFE. WE ARE BOTH GOING THREW SO MUCH. WE SOMETIMES CANT DECIDE WHAT TO DO FROM ONEDAY TO THE NEXT.WE JUST SO CONFUSED WITH LIFE AT TIMES,YOU SEE, ITS DIFFICULT TO GO ON IN LIFE WITHOUT OUR FAMILY. MY TWO SONS, HER TWO BROTHERS. HER TWIN ALAN.THEY HAD EACH OTHER ALWAYS,NOW ASHLEY DONT HAVE ANY OF THEM. SHE IS MY ONLY CHILD LEFT. ITS REALLY HARD AND I JUST WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW THAT DRINKING AND DRIVING KILLS. PLEASE UNDERSTAND THE CHOICES YOU MAKE TODAY WILL CONTORL YOUR FUTURE.TOMORROW MAY NEVER COME. MAKE THE RIGHT CHOICE, TO SAVE A LIFE, NOT TAKE A LIFE. OR YOUR OWN.....PLEASE READ BETWEEN THE LINES,MY MESSAGE IS TO HELP YOU BUT ALSO HELP OTHERS. I WANT YOU TO PASS THE WORD ALONG. FREINDS DONT LET FREINDS DRIVE DRUNK. IF YOU MUST DRINK, ALWAYS HAVE A DESIGNATED DRIVER.GOD BLESS THIS MESSAGE TO REACH AS MANY AS YOU CAN. PLEASE HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON. PLEASE DONT DRINK AND DRIVE. PAULA OVERSTREET

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