Kayla and her father where in the tornado's path. Shortly after returning home from a camping trip with her Dad, Lynn Grimes, her soon to be step mom and best friend Taylor, the storm hit. It happened so fast that her dad hollered for them to get in the house. The three girls got in the tub and before her dad could get inside the tornado touched down. He was thrown and killed. Everything was destroyed. Kayla is the only survivor out of the group. Her friend Taylor and her step mom were found Sunday after the tornado passed and her dad was located later that day.
Kayla has suffered major injuries, including but not limited to, broken ankle, broken femur, crushed hip, internal bruising and laceration to her face and right eye. She was transferred to Children's Hospital in Birmingham because of the extent of her injuries. She is stable and has undergone surgery, but has a long road ahead both physically and emotionally. She will be in the Hospital for a while and will not be able to attend any of the funerals.
She and her mother are also going to be needing help with medical bills and other expenses. Her mom is in Birmingham with her and is not able to work. Plus travel, food and housing while she is away from home all costs something.
Please feel free to donate whatever is placed on your heart. If you are not in a position to help financially your PRAYERS are greatly appreciated. Lynn and Kayla's love for Christ is abounding and we know that Lynn is in Heaven with our Heavenly Father and Kayla will continue to spread the Lord's love and share her Faith with the world as she continues to recover. God is good in all things.
- Shannon Reis
- Juliana Teixeira
Organizer and beneficiary
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