Jake Sortino

Why you should wear a helmet on your skateboard

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A few days after the accident when it was determined that he would live they put in a breathing tube (He had a machine breathing for him) through his neck to replace the one he had down his throat due to the irratation it causes.

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Note the small bag of blood by his right shoulder, that's the bloody fluid draining out of his brain. This is day 2.

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This is how you get food just because you didn't wear a helmet!

Another good reason to wear a helmet on your skateboard or bike, All your good friends and girl friends stop coming around when your wearing diapers!
Think about it.

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This is where they removed a large piece of skull so his brain could swell without major damage.

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Jake with Mom and Dad on Christmas 2001