Kelly Henry’s Story;
by Bobbie Henry
“On 8th November 1998, I heard a knock at the door
at 3am, I jumped out of bed to find 2 police officers
standing at my door, who told me my 17 year old
daughter had been killed in a car crash and they
needed me to identify her body at the morgue.
That was without a doubt the most devastating day
of my entire life.
As time went on, people thought that my pain over
losing Kelly should be easing however it didn’t. They
couldn’t understand that when I lost Kelly I lost a very
large part of me. It hurt so bad. It was then that I found
CARS, and with their support I survived.
When I realised my pain was never going to leave,
I decided to try and help other families understand
this feeling and know that this is normal. It’s ok to hurt.
My life will never be the same, I accept that now.
Something I have learnt over the years is that with
so many families losing loved ones or having them
severely injured everyday, they may not realise it,
but they do need help. CARS is here to help.”
– Bobbie Henry, mother.