Dear community of Haines,

Words cannot express the overwhelming gratitude that I have for this community.  Three weeks ago, I suffered a significant back injury after falling from a tree and this community has blessed us with prayers, food, well wishes, and offers to do anything needed.  Recovery is progressing and the constant presence of love and caring has made each day brighter. I especially need to

thank my wife Crystal for her constant presence and loving nature. I would be remiss if not to thank the people that helped get me out of the woods. Thank you Craig, Stan, Courtney and Christopher Jones for getting me on my way to recovery.  Thanks again Haines and friends and family elsewhere for your loving support. 

Al Badgley