Each year, an estimated two million Americans suffer some form of traumatic brain injury (TBI); this averages out to about one every 15 seconds. Approximately 5.3 million Americans are living with disabilitieshat have resulted from a TBI.
Several years ago, I received one myself. When a culprit attempted to rob a bookstore I’ve owned for 25 years, I resisted. The perpetrator then decided it would be a good idea to slam a metal pipe down upon my head, cracking my skull even as I threw him out the front doors.