Hello all-

Not to bring everyone down, I just thought I needed to post this for this little cousin of mine.


Hunter Thomas Albers, age 5, of Maple Lake died Monday, January 19, 2004 at the St. Cloud Hospital due to injuries received in a sledding accident.

His father had not seen him in a few years and they had a big party to celebrate the two together. In the pm they were going sledding and another cousin hauling the kids back up the hill when they all reached the bottom of the hill. Hunter apparently missteered and rammed into the parked ATV causing the injuries and his resultant death.

This type of thing happens every day, and like the cliche, but it never hits home til it happens to you, only makes that realization even harder to take in.

Anyways - if you have kids, make sure to cherish them.