Carlyn Jorgensen
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  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • United States
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Niomi Johnson commented on Carlyn Jorgensen's blog post Introduction
"I’m sorry that happened to Rick and that you are dealing with it now. Losing someone who isn’t even thirty is an extra layer of pain. You don’t have to feel guilty for wanting that drunk driver to pay for what he did. Even if it…"
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Carlyn Jorgensen commented on Julie Dolsey-Weiss's group Traumatic, Sudden Loss
"Tomorrow would have been my honorary little brother Rick's 30th birthday. It's going to be a very difficult day for me. However, I will honor his memory by going to a local bar with some friends and toasting his life. I'd love to be…"
Oct 18

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About Me:
I am an Adjunct Professor of Political Science, an animal lover, diehard Notre Dame football fan, and caffeine addict.
About my Loss:
My dear friend and honorary "little brother" was killed by a drunk driver while bicycling into Boston in May. It was a hit-and-run.

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Hi Everyone,

My name is Carlyn, and I live in the Ft. Lauderdale area. I joined this site because a very dear friend of mine was killed in a hit-and-run accident in May. My friend Rick, whom I called my "little brother" was on his bicycle in Back Bay Boston around 2am when a drunk driver rear ended him, sent him airborne, and then dragged him down the street while trying to flee. My friend died a day later. He was only 29. Rick was a kind, smart, funny man. He made people…

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Posted on August 28, 2017 at 12:42pm — 2 Comments

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At 4:16pm on September 13, 2017, A. Buyten said…

Hi Carlyn,

I can understand. I have kept my girlfriends phone number that passed suddenly. I called it a few times and left messages. Someone retained her number and I explained what had happened. I apologized and told her that I would stop calling. I feel good that I have great relations with her mother and family.

 
 
 

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