Mariah Rucker is my 19 year old daughter. She is a sophomore in College in Daytona Beach, Fla. On November 6 our lives were dramatically changed. While speaking with my daughter on the phone I noticed a change in her speech. Using my motherly intuition I was able to save my daughter's life from over 200 miles away. Mariah was having a stroke while I was talking with her, she was rushed to the Hospital where they also found that she was Hemorrhaging from the brain. Mariah had to have emergency surgery to remove a Blood Clot that was growing rapidly on the brain. Mariah lost her speech and was paralyzed on her right side. I'm a single mother of 6. I was working full time to take care of my kids, now that my daughter has had a stroke my mother and sister have taken on the responsibility for me. It is very difficult for us. Due to Mariah's stroke she needs 24 hour care with her daily living functions. I have taken Family  Medical Leave of Absence without pay to care for my daughter. She is still in the Hospital/Rehabilitation center but they can't just wait on her so I'm here to do it because she can't do for herself. I was told by the Dr's that this was going to be a long journey. I'm not sure how I'm going to be able to take care of my family financially. I have to think about being able to care for her, being able to purchase the different types of equipment she needs to have at home and any other additional help she might need. I know God don't make any mistakes and I know he will provide so I'm trusting In him to make a way. I'm not sure what my financial responsibilities or obligations will be so therefore any gifts small or large will be a big help.


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Monica Davis 
Delray Beach, FL
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