This is so awful.
Jennifer Medina was busy in the middle of her shift as a nurse at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, California on Saturday when a call came in that a young man was fighting for his life after being hit by a car while skateboarding.
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Medina, who worked with doctors to try to resuscitate the young man, at one point was asked to find his wallet so the hospital could have some identification on the patient — and it was then, when she pulled out his ID card, that she discovered the man she'd been frantically trying to help was her own brother.
Cesar Andres Medina ended up dying on Saturday because of the accident — police have arrested the suspected driver after he drove away from the scene — but it was obviously an unbelievably difficult time for Jennifer, who said:
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Billy Graham could use all your prayers!
The popular evangelist, who has advised numerous presidents spirituality, is in a North Carolina hospital and being treated for possible pneumonia.
Fortunately, the 93-year-old was reported to have been alert and in good spirits upon his admission into Mission Hospital on Wednesday. Hospital officials released a statement on his behalf, saying:
"While no date has been set for discharge, Mr. Graham is looking forward to returning home to spend the upcoming Christmas holidays with his family."
We're pulling for you to get better real quick and be home for the holidays, Billy!
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