My father hit a bump in the road when he fell backwards and banged the back of his skull on concrete. He died four days later.
A 30 year old dietitian that I worked with hit a bump in the road when her second total mastectomy failed to halt the cancer marching through her body.
My cousin hit a bump in the road when her drunken father shot her between the eyes with a hunting rifle.
My uncle hit a bump in the road when leukemia made it impossible for this blood to carry the oxygen he needed to keep on living.
My great aunt hit a bump in the road when her deranged son took an axe to her forehead.
My neighbor hit a bump in the road when the coal mine he was working in collapsed and crushed him.
72 Israeli athletes hit a bump in the road when they were taken hostage from Munich’s Olympic Village and murdered by PLO operatives funded by Mahmoud Abbas.
Leon Klinghoffer hit a bump in the road when he was shot in his wheelchair on a cruise ship and then pushed overboard by Palestinian terrorists.
People on TWA Flight 800 hit 230 bumps all at once when the plane exploded and crashed into the sea minutes after takeoff from JFK.
3,000 Americans hit a televised bump in the road on September 11, 2001
Daniel Pearl hit a bump in the road when he was beheaded by a gang of Pakistanis with Al Qaeda connections.
Ambassador Christopher Stevens hit a bump in the road when he was dragged out of the US Embassy in Libya, tortured, murdered and his body was dragged through the streets of Benghazi.
America hit a bump in the road the day that Barack Hussein Obama took office as president of a prosperous land populated by a free people.
“But I was pretty certain and continue to be pretty certain that there are going to be bumps in the road because, you know, in a lot of these places the one organizing principle has been Islam.” — President Obama in an interview with “60 Minutes.”