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Thu Mar 14, 2013, 09:22 PM

17. I am Lynnie Vessels, author of To Soften the Blow, fifth child in Vessels family

If anyone wants to know any more of this story, I am happy to tell it. In fact, had I written this article, it would not have had such a sad tone to it. There has been a tremendous amount of healing in our family and we (save Judy) are doing fairly well, living fulfilling lives. I detail my experience from the night of the shooting to when I get into therapy at 27 (The Blow), and spent the next eleven years dealing with and purging the better part of the PTSD I never knew I had (The Softening). I can tell you, my father being let out of jail and crawling into bed with us on the same night he blew our mother literally to shreds was the hardest part to heal. Lynnie Vessels@ lynnievessels.com

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