Stories and Essays: One Year Later
Leisia Landers, of Smiths Grove, KY., lost her husband in an automobile accident on April 8, 2004. Landers is now raising her two sons alone, working a full-time job, and going to college as a full time student. Landers has tried grief counseling, anti-depression medication, and even befrieded the County Coroner who investigated her late husband's accident to help ease the pain of her loss. Her struggle to coupe continues even one year after the accident.
"There's a reason for everything that happens in this world, but the way that I perceive life now is that life is precious," Landers said.