Kamryn's Medical Expenses

Kamryn was on vacation in Colorado with her grandparents this past summer and one day, she and her twin sister Keagan went hiking...while hiking she slipped off the side of a mountain and fell 70 ft hitting trees, rocks, debris the whole way down...she broke her back in a few places, broke 5 ribs, shattered her right elbow and had numerous internal bruises not to mention she was cut/scraped on almost her entire body...she has lost motor & sensory function from the break down (T5 & T6 vertebrae) which is mid torso down, so she is paralyzed...she temporarily lost the use of her right hand pinkie and ring finger due to how bad her elbow was broken...somehow she did not suffer any brain/head trauma, so she is still Kamryn mentally.  Since the injury (July 15th) she has had 2 back surgeries (spine is fused together with rods from T1-T10), 1 elbow surgery (4 pins placed to stabalize it) and a ton of other procedures to help  her heal, she spent 1 month at Children's Hospital of CO & 1 month at Texas Children's Hospital for recovery...Medical expenses have been rolling in since day one and haven't stopped yet, just to give you an idea, the 1 hr flight from the hiking resort to the near by hospital was $68,000 (not a typo) and insurance only will pay $5,633 of that, which creates an already stressful environment into an insanely more stressful environment.  We are trying to stay focused on Kamryn's recovery 100% and forget about all this "other" stuff but its hard when all this is hanging over your head constantly.  My wife Jennifer has had to take off work because Kamryn needs constant care right now as she can hardly do anything without help so money is a little tight to say the least.  Anything will help and if all you can do is share this post then share it, that could be the difference.  Thank you all and God bless.
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Jennifer Merritt 
Organizer
Prairieville, LA
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