‘Giving me a reason to live’: Newton man almost dies from crush injury

Craig Abbas, left, gets teary-eyed thinking about all the work his wife, DeVon, right, has done for him through his health ordeal. Here, the couple is in Abbas' room at Newton Medical Center. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now

By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now Craig Abbas was a tough Marine, so much so, that he remained one for 20 years. He's faced many...

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