Survival

whether they are merely maimed,

whether they are merely maimed,

It's always a good idea to encourage the traumatized to join support groups.

or gutted.

or gutted.

The walking wounded could also use all the help they can get--trauma is trauma.

Micky Moose is still standing, yet the psychological injuries run deep.

Micky Moose is still standing, yet the psychological injuries run deep.

The same goes for Mr. Lamb.

The same goes for Mr. Lamb.

Unfortunately, there are those who have reached the end of a long tortuous road.

Lambie has fought valiantly. Alas, three-legged and losing more and more stuffing, he has very little time left on this Earth.

Lambie has fought valiantly. Alas, three-legged and losing more and more stuffing, he has very little time left on this Earth.

Indeed, some are too far gone to seek help. Sadly, even CPR, the kiss-of-life, won't undo the damage.

No, not this one either.

Occasionally, it is time to give up hope. Sorry, my friend.