Example: [Collected via e-mail, December 2007]
URGENT PRAYER REQUEST FROM GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH
Hello to everyone, hope your doing well. I have a personal favor to ask of you, (knowing your praying people) My son in law's sister IVORY is
She was stopped by the floor and support beam by her NECK. She slashed her neck from her ear to her larynx,cutting her thyroid, her juggler was torn slightly causing the blood to drain into her lungs, which then collapsed, she broke her neck, & broke her back. She was air lifted to MUSC, she has had
They have to wait for 2 weeks to operate on her larynx, thyroid and neck. Not knowing until then if her spinal cord is torn at the neck... which will tell to what extent she will be paralyzed.
This little girl is only seven years old and has her whole life to live. I ask you to lift her up to God in prayer.
And if you wouldn't mind adding her to your Church prayer chain, we all know what God can do when we only have Faith and come together in unity. I have added an attachment of Ivory, she is the little girl to the left, and then one of her in the Hospital, she is such a pretty little girl, this accident just breaks my heart.
Thank you SO much for your time and most importantly... your prayers.
Origins: On 14 October 2007, 7-year-old Ivory Watts of Conway, South Carolina, was severely injured when the
Tragedy had visited the Watts family earlier in 2007 when on
This prayer request began circulating on the Internet in October 2007. Because it subsequently came to be forwarded by a number of churches, some of the details that identified the injured child became blurred, including her actual name, where she lived, and even which church she attended. Ivory was a member of the Lake Swamp Baptist Church in Loris, South Carolina, and was being cared for in a hospital in Charleston.
Ivory passed away on Christmas Day in 2009.
Last updated: 27 December 2009
Mishoe, Peggy. "Watts Family Coping with Deaths, Injury." The [Myrtle Beach] Sun News. 22 November 2007 (p. 2). Ramos, Aliana. "Mother, Son Killed When Car Overturned Late Friday." The [Myrtle Beach] Sun News. 1 April 2007. The [Myrtle Beach] Sun News. "Ivory N. Watts" [obituary]. 27 December 2009. WNCT-TV [Greenville, NC]. "Lights for Ivory." 1 December 2007.