Stefanie Schaffer and family

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Stefanie and Brooke Schaffer were traveling on vacation with their mother and stepfather, Stacey and Paul Bender. On Saturday June 30th the family joined a boat tour to enjoy the sights off the island of Exuma, located about 130 miles south of Nassau. The boat bursts into flames shortly after 9 a.m.

Stefanie sustained life threatening injuries including a double amputation and remains in critical condition. Stacey suffered multiples broken bones and internal injuries. Paul and Brooke suffered bruises and cuts.

Brooke and Stefanie’s father and Brother are traveling to be with them in the Bahamas, George and George Jr.

We are raising funds for the medical and travel expenses.  With the support of the family, we have launched a GoFundMe page, in hopes to raise $50,000.00. We know their expenses will far exceed this as this becomes a life long struggle for this family.
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Great news. Stefanie came through yet another surgery yesterday. The surgeons were able to complete some work on Stef’s arm. Stefanie is a fighter and she is fighting her way back to her family. Thank you for the continued support!!
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Another good surgery for Stefanie today. To everyone praying for Stefanie, thank you - we truly believe Stefanie is going to fulfill her life dreams, and we will all be there to help keep this promise to herself.

“There's a big, wonderful world out there for you. It belongs to you. It's exciting and stimulating and rewarding.”

― Nancy Reagan
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Stefanie successfully made it through surgery today. Thank you for all your prayers. Stacey said, “she has seen the miracle from the prayers work, so keep at it. Every small step forward for Stefanie is one to be celebrated. George, Stacey and the family have expressed their gratitude to all of you supporting them. Thank you everyone for your support.
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Stef had a good night last night, and if she continues with her progress she maybe able to continue with another surgery this week. As Stacey continues her road to recovery and her broken bones begin to heal, she will face future surgery to assist in her progress. “ Please keep your prayers and thoughts with the Schaffer - Bender clan. We ask you to continue to share this link with your friends and family.
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