Parade welcomes Eric Fass home for the holidays – RIVER COUNTRY


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Hearth chief, 4-H father and husband returns house after fall at Otoe County truthful

SYRACUSE – Nineteen weeks after an accident on the Otoe County Truthful hospitalized a 4-H father and Syracuse hearth chief, Eric Fass was welcomed house with a parade of pals, household and first responders.

Fass waved and gave the thumbs up as dozens of vehicles handed his household within the driveway of their farm on Saturday.

Household buddy Christa Reisdorff mentioned she was not stunned on the turnout.

Reisdorff: “It doesn’t take a lot for everybody to return out and help the group and now that I’m speaking right here there’s individuals coming by once more and waving. We simply need to present how a lot he’s liked and supported and missed right here.”

Fass suffered a mind harm whereas attempting to regulate a spooked calf on the truthful. He was thrown to the bottom and hit his head on a rock. His restoration included days of life help, surgical procedures to right respiration issues and a wrestle to regain physique capabilities.

Fass and his spouse Amanda have three boys.

Reisdorff: “Amanda simply actually needed to verify to inform all people how grateful they’re for everybody’s help to indicate them that they’re completely satisfied they’re house for the vacations.”

Fass nonetheless has a whole lot of rehabilitation forward of him, however has already achieved standing on his personal.

Reisdorff: “He’s clearly robust sufficient to get himself the place he’s and he’s simply going to maintain on pushing via.”

Reisdorff met Amanda in 2016 when her husband wanted a kidney transplant. Amanda,  a whole stranger at the moment, slipped her observe saying she would donate.

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