A Tragedy in Chattanooga

Yesterday afternoon there was a school bus crash in my hometown of Chattanooga, Tennessee that killed 5 elementary school students and injured many more. The crash was a horrible tragedy that has brought a community together to help these kids and to comfort those who were lost. The driver of the bus has been charged in this crash.

Chattanooga has seen its share of heartache over the past couple of years but we rally together when times are tough.

I work for a blood bank that services the hospital where these kids were taken. The outpouring people willing to donate their time and most importantly their blood has been overwhelming.

Today is going to be a very busy day for me as we get donors in and make connections with those who still want to help. Everyday is a challenge and this one is no exception.

Check out the Chattanooga Times Free Press for more on the story

Author: Tony Burgess

Hi There! My name is Tony Burgess. My friends call me "T-Bird", I'm a believer, blogger, lover and bleeding heart idealist from the great city of Chattanooga, TN. I embrace all things geeky and nerdy. This blog is where I chronicle and curate the silly and sacred things in life. My life is about my wife of 17 years Laura, Cody our boy dog, family, friends and of course blogging. I work for Blood Assurance a regional blood bank. The Episcopal/Anglican Church is where I express my faith and St. Peter's parish is my community. Grace and peace to all!

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