Christine Smith New Market, AL 3,605 Votes
Hello, my name is Scott Smith and I am writing this letter on behalf of my 23 year old daughter, Christine Smith. She was and is in nursing school pursuing her main dream in life. To help others in the Nursing Field. She was in her last semester of school with just her internship left to do when on Jan. 14th 2012 she was involved in a car accident that broke her neck at C6. It’s a miracle she lived and it is a miracle that she has as much use of her arms and hands that she has. God has truly blessed us. I have 6 children between the ages of 24 and 14 and are about to adopt a 14 month old who the Lord just brought into our lives. Christine was always the one that we didn’t know if she was around. She is always so quiet and respectful of everyone. When we would be on trips and the van had a lot of activity going on I would often ask if Christine was in the van. I was kidding of course, she sat directly behind me, usually reading a book or studying some subject. She is back in school again doing her internship and studying for the tests that she needs to pass on classes that she took before the accident. This is quite challengeing because there is some memory loss, but she is doing her best and we know she will be successful at some point. Just last week she was presented the Dean’s Award by the Dean for what she has accomplished in her academics achievements and her leadership skills. Obvously we are very proud of her. For the kind of young lady she was before the accident and how she has handled herself since. I have to be honest, I’ve never seen her down. She is in a lot of pain and she just fights through it. At this time Christine gets around by us taking her whereever she needs to go in a 1996 van that the Lord provided us. She is going to need her own van, that she can drive herself, to be able to get to places so she can help others in her nursing career. We thank you for your vote. It will benefit Christine plus many others that she will be helping daily. God Bless You.