Friday, August 04, 2006

Dan McKown - Some Great News !


I just got an email from Dan McKown with some great news! As you may remember, Dan was the fellow who intervened in a mall shooting last Fall in Tacoma, Washington. Dan's intervention prevented any further people being shot by the perp, but unfortunately Dan ended up being shot five times at close range. For a more complete background story have a look at this article in the Seattle Times. Unfortunately, one of the bullets hit Dan in the Lower spine. The doctors told Dan he would never walk again. While in the hospital Dan started to recover some function in his right leg and with the help of a walker, he was actually able to walk out of the hospital. His left leg, however, was basically non-functional.

Just in the last few weeks Dan has started to get a little bit of function in his left leg!
Not a lot, but he is now able to move it a little tiny bit, one to three inch kicks at the most, but that's a start! WOOO HOOOO!!!

For all of you out there who have been praying for Dan's recovery, keep it up!

For privacy reasons I'm not giving out Dan's personal email address, but if you'd like to leave a comment to him in this post, I'm sure Dan will read it.

If you would like to meet Dan in person, he will be our Guest of Honor at the Gun Blogger Rendezvous in October.

GO DAN!!


4 Comments:

At Friday, August 04, 2006 12:06:00 PM, Blogger Timmeeee said...

Here's hoping for a complete recovery, keep up the good fight Dan!

 
At Friday, August 04, 2006 12:22:00 PM, Blogger Fugger Nutter said...

Outstanding! Dan, you are in my prayers!

God bless ya,
Fug

 
At Friday, August 04, 2006 12:45:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

The world is a better place because there are people like you in it.

Prayer can work miracles. I will be praying for a complete recovery.

 
At Sunday, August 06, 2006 6:31:00 PM, Blogger The Conservative UAW Guy said...

Wow.
Keep up the great work, Dan.
I can't imagine how hard it would be, but you have what it takes!!

You have my prayers.
You also have my awe and gratitude.

See you in October, sir.

God bless.

 

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