Sharing for the heart –
February 26, 2020 – Kirkpatrick, who suffered a spine fracture, cracked ribs and gash to her head, said she didn’t know she had a drinking problem until the accident. She said she was having wine during a lunch break in D.C. when she had to rush back for a vote that came three hours early.
“I’m feeling really good, it’s so nice to be back,” she said about returning to D.C. “I just want to thank everybody for their overwhelming support. You know seeing my colleagues has been great today. Everybody’s just been very very supportive.” She said the ordeal opened her eyes to a major problem facing millions in the U.S.