TJ's Road To Recovery

Sunday, November 13, 2016 started out as any other Sunday in our House. Daddy was off of work!!!!!! Our girls are always so excited to see Sunday come because they got to spend time with their Daddy! We went grocery shopping as a family, rented a movie, and had dinner together...Shortly after dinner TJ went to our garage to cut some wood with his Miter Saw...within a few minutes our world was turned upside down...TJ's hand got caught up in his miter saw..I rushed him straight to the ER not knowing the extent of damage that had been done..The Doctor unwrapped his hand and then began to tell us the devestating news..His left hand was mangled..It cut completly through this index finger, halfway through his middle and ring fingers.. His tendons were mangled ( completly gone on the index finger ), his nerves are severly damaged and his artery going into his index finger is completly gone..the top of his hand had nothing left but parts of the bone..The Surgeon said that he will need to undergo between 4-5 surgeries as well as Physical Therapy..During his sugeries he will have amputation and the Surgeon will try to repair the parts that he can repair. As most of you know TJ and I have 3 beautiful daughters, Destiny age 13, Divanna age 10 and Aili age 6. TJ had no medical insurnce and is left to pay for all of his medical exspenses out of pocket ( surgeries, perscriptions, Physical Therapy, ER bill, and so on..)..He is the only income provider in our household of 5 people..Anything you find in your hearts to donate towards these medical exspenses would be appreciated more than words can describe..TJ is such a Giving, loving, hard working, god fearing man..Please consider helping out and lifting some of his worry about how he is going to pay for all of this and still give his daughters the Thanksgiving and Christmas they deserve...We never ask for help but we have no choice at this time..


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Michelle Yonts 
Columbia, SC
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