A Terrible thing turned Awesome- Trials of a 9 year old


Last year a 9 year old boy was blinded by a stray bullet in Camden. He went from saying ‘God hates me’ for what happened to being an inspiration to many because of his new joyful attitude and different view on life. He goes to a special school to help learn, and is surrounded by supportive adults in his new church family at Sacred Heart in South Camden. So many people have become part of his amazing story, even the police chief is his new godfather. Heart of Camden (a group that rehabs old houses) raised money to renovate a house for him and his grandmother to live in. It’s truly an inspirational story, read the articles to see the rest–

April 8- “New Life for Boy blinded by Camden shooting

April 10- “New Hope, New Home for Camden NJ Boy

For the Background story, August 6, 2011: “A Stray Bullet, a Shattered Life

 

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