Life can change in an instant. For Bob Carpenter Center Events Staff member Vinny Cardinale, that instant came on a Monday in September 2013. After working as a garbage truck driver for 12 years in his hometown of Long Island, Cardinale moved to Delaware six years ago to complete his dream of becoming a police officer. However his new profession meant long hours, which kept him away from his wife, Nicole, and their three children, so he went back to driving a garbage truck.Unfortunately while on the job in Bear, Del. nearly four years ago, Cardinale’s left foot was crushed while getting backed over by a garbage truck. Read the full article on

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