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Mar 31, 2014|
Marathon survivor now launching his own charity after fighting the good fight to get his life back.
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Yeah they Hill Man Morning Show on demand. Always. Pin on your schedule at WAS. Dot com. Well I've seen our next guest an awful lot lately. The last time at the Sam Adams brewery actually twice at the Sam Adams Burry. Because we were beaten with the first time brewing. 26 point two brew and then the other night we you're we were drinking it. And I'm Boston Marathon bombing victim Jerry Karr is here and and other try to stay Oden has so Don't Ask Don't Tell him as someone else said. And then now. You young and exciting announcement about a new foundation that you are that you have created right. Absolutely Greg. But quick funny story of vote the other night I didn't know that was Jim cook. And they give us those little Dixie cups are known to drink enough and Nam of beer drinkers all moans that I was at the biggest wanna available at the estrogen coast of the glass he's like the only guy with a glass. A lot I walked over to whom my buddy with Lucy who used. As an hour commute would like it to glass how come you get a glass pick out what's so special about Il I don't no clue us I drank magic. It was a mine is. Mine it's mine and Wright's mind. And beer is pretty good dollars and that all men really good and what a great guy don't Jim Jim he's the best brilliant idea an and and you know as you look at not getting closer to the math I know that. Various people are dealing with it in different ways how are you as as the marathon gets a year closer before we dug by neared the foundation started but. What what's on your mind he knew anxious about you nervous about it. A little bit of anxiety can only get the anniversary know with. Phone's ringing off the hook things like that. But no no fear or anything like that in only everybody's ass what you do on the day of the marathon I'd. Do what I did last year or knock on my friends in the moon suited zone in. Play play aryan you bet result EU will if everybody's gone down there you'll you'll go down and watch the I mean to my friends European Paul Morin from our stone him. That's why I want with last year or so you don't just gonna calm in the morning and then they're not really show what they're gonna duels over. Yeah city I mean it's probably going to be Fraser down I don't like crowds anyway so yeah. Well I left. I think it's going to be a mean certainly. You know when you think about security and and all that that's going on I think it's going to be a it's going to be a day that. Is going to be tougher to get there is so you have to go there earlier and there's going to be there's going to be just an awful lot of people showing up boy Austin street and an all on the route I think you're exactly. And I've been down there have a dozen times since on the first thing I did when I got out of rehab. From Spaulding was was go around the finish line and pay my respects and spend a few minutes on the national boy tellem we told me the other night at 127. Pieces of shrapnel in in in new. To be honest with yards for yet I know I still have some film it they went from. You know my inner thighs. I think the medical terms parent AM but. We all called to tell me knows that he's got away with all of us as we call detained in the the medical care wolf but I my medical term for guys who funny story about that I got all the surgeons at Brigham and women's com entertainment. And I was gonna apparently an announcement. You guys both learned something from each of us so I got I. I go a little damage there arrest and the write down of my ankles and now they got most of another great over there yeah I get a big spring still lodged by in my knee. Because the size of a ball cap assault from the fuel and nails and palates and stuff so yeah. So furious com tell everybody a little bit about your phone. Nation and how he came to decide you want you wanna start your own foundation what what happened was when I was in there a lot of famous people as you can Emanuel common man in the Bruins and and the patriots and and Michelle Obama came in and you know the whole IC use of buzz and all the nurses and I I said what do you guys wanna meet up and they couldn't believe that you know I invited everybody anybody don't want to come in my room when she was there could come. So I said while you know this would be cool if if we can live stream this. And then all the kids that have been sent me letters and on the walls and everything they can enjoy a little too because listen I appreciate. Everything's great kill foundations on I really really appreciated but a lot of great things that have happened. And and and I just feel like everybody should join in a little bit so that kind of spy on the idea or not. You know Mae who can help the kids on the anti bullying front nine utilized video conference and live stream it's pretty cost effective so most of the talk enough. Thousand kids that I school there we talked 101000. You don't make a little interactive and stuff utilized technology so so that's kind of what's on the idea. You know I love all the gifts and all the charity and everything and I appreciated you know but I wanna. I want to turn around to. You know give a tackle but yeah and they and you Greg. You know. You sets on the narrow if you remember it was felt for disclosure you know who drew economics who so yes you are going to I have tonight's guy ideal I ask you you know why you do this and I you told me and it's just burnt in my head he says it I'm blessed I'm Lou good life from. I'm happy and only give back so. You know that that really helped me along. The come out as I'm laughs well I always it you know Lou we're supposed to argument. We're supposed to talk a little Erin 5 AM tomorrow. The there triplets and those are great now and I know there's a great idea I'll go home and you know on the night late you know I I do it's really interesting because. You know. I feel fortunate to have. Got to annoy you guys and they really kind of I hear from you how it goes and and wallets one of the worst. Things that could ever happen to anybody it's also. Sometimes a blessing because of the things he's gotten to experience. Despicable means the worst thing was he you know my frenzy that is severely injured. You know they lost slams and you know when they told me that you know they were all alive I was I couldn't believe it on. The obamas so district will put a bomb publicly that I you know I don't care what the cause or whatever it's just a despicable act but isn't it it's really 12. Of the worst humans have. But then you know right from the first responders to the to hospital and family and friends and it's fall by the best that humans have. So so that's like to have the view I took because I mean who would blame me if I slog off you know. And and interest. We've just dealt with that you don't because Preston and got depressed in the ice and I you know everybody's got to see the good because you look at the TV and have bombs going off 678 times a day and this kids get in the show. You know he's he's women. So in my mind I see you know one got to you know I was in the hospital but under the umbrella of Brigham and women's great people there and everything in house call radio stations and got. You know they come Russian into the rooms you can call on talk to anybody we get to a loss for us. They get they catch on the good drugs in net now Alia Ali you get to getting the millions I don't just say outs and they loaded. Button that idea and result. You have an event. Tonight right to pick up foundations yeah it while it for those on autos professional pool player. I retire when I was only six from him back into amount happy so we're gonna have an Agile he's going to be tomorrow 9 o'clock 6 o'clock. We have a pro tournament but you know you don't have to. They'll be good spread of food and off the plane a tournament to be some of the top players in the world than trick shot shown stuff like that is to launch a foundation because you know. I don't wanna forget where I come from my whole life frozen pool players solar farms owned. Foundation do charity and help kids things like and I wanna wake pull up a little bit. Have you guys available come down there's going to be some serious pull players and everybody else out there it's open to the public. Point five bucks it's your mail and it's all for charity in if you get an attorney when prize with 2001 prize I that was pretty good idea play with the you have the bumper I was pretty good at. That the bumper and pulled and I don't agree on her Broncos already got that says that there by the bumper listen bump apple goes to the highest level that you refused to back a copy of battle and crumpled polio for for Iran money. How big big mile compelling mobile Gmail or do they didn't do bar pool deal ultimately then they were phenomenally used to go to mass should they national champions. I've done they're they were renowned for. Winning will you know winning Mars bar attorneys and then brawling with a brawling out there and then turn to our current. And I. I used I used to play for drinks I used to make deals with the bartender because they couldn't drink all the drinks on one until bugs and it just. You know lineup all the drinks get to casual will weigh in oblivion and like all those still at the end of the night there's a bunch of my tennis when like when I quit plan as a bunch of bugs and as a boss and Jessica equipped Florida. I'd so is there a website for information on tomorrow night yeah absolutely. Heroes hearts dot org. All the information on math and also always come tomorrow night so huge issue open to doing Gibbons who was you know we do we get enough tables. You know we get a real good yard run in the armies from smokers in Rhode Island ready Mac them so he didn't get it done on the matter how many players show up so that's awesome. You know but I thought in my go so I'll be like c'mon now. And we were innocent party won I implicit Paula I'm good I'm I apple window. I that that window of five Beers too light and Beers and its partners Obi we can we can we give a good roll their eyes and I'll know much about but I'm I'm I'm laser show from five to ten years because that'll have a beer. Each game goes subtly adds I'll tell us that data tables he might as well we liked when he might warning elect Rick. They read I don't I know I got up. If I generalists and until it's icy and now there is a tough to us and went right to get fired I don't people in not as the needs to be my last question for his cellphone from the perspective of the marathon coming up. And and you know of the victim's perspective. Then it's like I'm messed him is survivors mood message to people com you know one year later. Point of view you know remember there's always different point of view and I think we all get stock. I think and I and I talk with the smoke here is real quick. You know I've been talking schools and kids and stuff like that is. Our social skills you know we have we have the capability. We have the capability to destroy this planet ten times over technologically aware like adults you know. But socially. Where it will Wear babies and you know we can't we can't drive I mean just driving in here I want to kill three people doubt about it and you know so it is so I think that. You know this is the way you know humans in general we have to go we gonna remember it. You know just because you don't like you guys faced as a reason a nice guy and yeah so yeah that's you know that's. That's all I've changed a little bit you know socially Azteca in on him a lot more forgiving now you know it's not personal and so we cut you off Greg gonna. They're not there personally targeting you know our guy is up. To us. I you on soda does that affect your opinion now when it comes to the death penalty for the you know they've called me on I'll answer that too. Thank god I'm on that position I choose act around like we're gonna make test Chile's. Whatever happens happens. I don't think my personal opinion I don't think Manning can judge man but in our society we can't have guys like General Counsel. You don't put him on iceberg Pullman Guantanamo I don't know you know. But don't give ms. day in the life you know I heard things these Smart cunning coordinates and now death would you triplets who I can for all the money in the world you know. He's got to go get his 72 religions you know I can't handle one woman I was not happy that heaven or is the it you know so that the I don't don't give him anymore immediate time you know let him let him let him Wear let those people do what they're gonna doing. My personal opinion. Doesn't really matter in this case doesn't. If that's. All right well listen straight great Syria and has gone tomorrow night Julie since 6 o'clock 6 o'clock they'll come on out. And and and help launch his Foundation's. And worst case scenario. We have a good time whenever north case scenario we will Ali mask isn't getting everybody's content listeners yes I am very knows smoke was all very new to me. I I feel like it's a sweet sixteen and I don't wanna be there alone. Well yeah. So everybody come out please note this is silly this is about it it's a daunting thing to do I mean you're starting a whole new foundation and is your strategy haven't you worn due to their point oh build and build a build so. A great job and I was gone stolen knowledge there'd be there along I think you got so much good to see you thank you. Hi if you want me on day here's a number 6179311. AAF or you can tax the WA AF fire motor group text line is 97107. I'm wolf you know what we'll do is put a link up FaceBook page yet FaceBook and Twitter.