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Hope After Tragedy on the Taconic State Parkway

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

Jackie Hance’s life changed forever on July 26, 2009. Her sister-in-law, Diane Schuler, drove the wrong way on the Taconic State Parkway. Schuler was killed, along with her son, her three nieces – Hance’s daughters – and the three men in the car that she hit.

Hance and her husband were devastated; they had lost all of their children. But the unimaginable situation became worse when the police released the toxicology report: Schuler had a blood-alcohol level of 0.19 percent, more than twice the legal limit, and was high on marijuana.

The story made national headlines, but Hance was too dazed to talk. Now, almost two years later, she has opened up to Ladies’ Home Journal to talk about her loss and share uplifting news. Read the whole article on our sister-site,

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