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Forgiveness Needed
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Hi, All!Pardon me, please, for sounding so formal at times.Indulgence in formalities is often a defense mechanism for me.You have my humble apologies;each of you does.Thanks,PatrickContinue

Tags: formalities, mechanism, defense

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mykaya Apr 27, 2010.

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Craig-Congratulations on this web site, The TBI Survivors Network!Thank you for giving us an online forum to discuss the challenges of living with Traumatic Brain Injuries and the ability to receive…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Patrick Mar 3, 2010.


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HOW Traumatic Brain Injury and Acquired brain Injury Changed My Life Forever

I am brain injured as a result of being struck by a van after singing at a benefit concert for Muscular Dystrophy during my senior year of high school in New York (the Traumatic Brain Injury [TBI]). I had four brain operations within six…


Posted on July 31, 2011 at 10:54pm — 22 Comments

A Ride to Independence

Recently, I rode a bus of the OCT Paratransit System with Jim, a fellow survivor.

For 25 cents per ride (for the disabled), we took the bus to Uptown Station, Santa Rosa Mall, then to Sun Plaza where we shopped at TJ Maxx and had a coffee beverage at Books-a-Million.

What a feeling of independence and adventure it was! Too, the drivers were very accommodating of our handicaps and…


Posted on July 24, 2010 at 12:01am — 2 Comments

Thank You, TBI Survivors Network

Thank you featuring my profile on TBI Survivors Network Development Project.
I am most appreciative of this international honor.
I Remain...
Patrick O'Neill, PhD

Posted on July 13, 2010 at 10:57pm — 2 Comments

We Know the Cure for HIV/AIDS disease

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Through genetic engineering, the combination of blood from an SIV-infected primate with that of an HIV/AIDS patient will produce antigens to combat and/or prevent HIV/AIDS…

Posted on February 26, 2010 at 6:34am

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At 12:54pm on April 14, 2011, Phillip said…
hello patric how are things your way
At 6:38pm on March 5, 2011, April said…

Thank You Patrick.. I needed the info-


At 8:26pm on February 20, 2011, April said…
Patrick- do you know if the Tommy Manning act is in place in FLorida? how can it help me?
At 9:20pm on October 27, 2010, Jon said…
g\ad all is good, good here too, so is it still warm in florida
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thanks for the add
At 11:32am on April 21, 2010, TBI Survivors Network said…
happy birthday
At 10:23am on April 20, 2010, Ceptember Joy said…
happy birthday
At 9:14am on April 17, 2010, Jon said…
thaniks for the friendship
At 4:30pm on March 06, 2010, tommy manning gave Patrick a gift
you are more than welcome being friends
At 11:41am on March 5, 2010, Alice said…
i saw your chat log, people dont see the chat room when you message them, but when they have chat night its on the main page

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