Emily Jean is like most 10year-old girls in many ways. Her favorite color is purple. She loves glitter, sparkles, swimming, watching Sponge Bob Square Pants, drinking chocolate milk, and eating chocolate cake. Besides school, her favorite pastimes are playing with dolls, drawing pictures, and laughing with friends and family.
But Emily, a 2nd grader, at Glenellem Elem, in clarksville, tn, has a life different from that of from most 10 year-olds, because she is confined to a wheel chair.
On Feb. 17th, 2011, (age 5) she was asleep in the back seat of her aunt's (Brittany Rutherford) car when a drunk driver hit their car head-on. Emily suffered from multiple internal injuiers, one which she sustained to her spine and has left her paralyzed with a 2% chance of a full recovery.
Were here to tell this incredible story about Emily. She is simply amazing and its truly a miracle she is still with us today. Emily has recently been accepted to Houston, TX from a stem cell treatment that may help her walk again. The cost is up to $30,000.00. Emily is also going to attend therapy in Louisville, KY at the Frazer Rehab Center to receive intense for 3 months. The insurance Emily currently has will not cover any of the therapy in Louisville.
Emily's friends and family are currently trying to work toward this goal :) and doing everything possible to help Emily walk again.
Thank you everyone for the love and support and please keeping telling her story and NEVER stop praying!
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