Winner of Death: how a 19-year-old American lives after a lower-body amputationPictolic
A young American has defied fate by surviving a horrific truck accident. His lower body was amputated, but the guy was not going to give up and defeated death.
19-year-old Lauren Showers tries to live a full life and continues to fight for her place in the sun. The young man managed to keep not only his good spirits, but also his love. Now he is supported by his fiancee, who has remained close despite her disability. Read the story of an American who did not lose faith in the best, further in our material.
Lauren Showers of Great Falls, Montana, was driving a forklift truck on the bridge. Suddenly, the car veered off course and took off from a 15-meter height. The guy fell out and was pinned to the ground by a four-ton loader. He was conscious and saw his right arm and lower body completely flattened.
The lovers met for 1.5 years before the accident. Despite all the pain and difficulties, the couple stayed together and became even closer. This year, the young people got engaged.
For Loren, the decision to amputate was not an easy one, but he understood that it was a choice between life and death. The American chose life. The support of the beloved bride and family helped to overcome that difficult period.
Lauren was taken to the hospital by air ambulance. His right arm was completely shattered, and his right shoulder and collarbone were broken. In addition, the American had a blockage of the pulmonary artery, and a breathing tube was inserted. The lower part of the body had to be amputated.
Sabia recalls that the evening before the operation, she wrote to the groom how much she loved him, because it could be their last night. The girl still keeps that piece of paper.
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