So, Reddit is giving people a chance to tell the story they always have on stand-by, no required lead-in in sight. But here was a man who against all adversity in his life had finished a book and achieved his dream. I could tell he was still hitting and punching that woman so I called the police and told them his license plate number. When you’re in a mental hospital you really have no choice but to be vulnerable and open with someone. Fast forward 60 years and I’m touring that hospital for work reasons as I was part of the team planning its replacement.