Jeff - the more i hear of your story - the more i believe that it was a miracle that you survived. the same goes for Puffer. and many others - but especially you two because of the links to larger underworld or clandestine involvement.

thankful that you are alive,
"My experience has shown me that I all too often tend to deny that which lies behind, but as I still believe, that which is denied cannot be healed." Brennan Manning, "All is Grace - A Ragamuffin Memoir"