Claim: Prayers are requested for Maggie Lee Henson, a 12-year-old girl injured in a bus crash.
Examples: [Collected via e-mail, July 2009]
Prayer Request for Maggie Lee Henson - 7-17-09
This was forwarded to me. I don't know the latest but I know that she and her family need our prayers. Her dad is an associate pastor at FBC, Shreveport.
Maggie Lee Henson, a 12 year old, was one of the youth that was on the First Baptist Shreveport bus that had a blow out on
The bus blew a tire and flipped three times. Maggie Lee and another girl were trapped under the bus. Thank God a truck load of National Guardsmen were behind them on the freeway when it happened. They actually lifted the bus back upright!
Maggie Lee has severe head trauma. Her
Origins: At 11 a.m. on 12 July 2009 on
Fifty members of the Alabama National Guard's 2101st Transportation Company, who had been traveling in a bus one vehicle behind the church's conveyance,
succeeded in lifting the stricken bus off those trapped underneath it. Coincidentally, they were headed home after training at Camp Shelby on how to respond to
One of the children aboard the flipped bus, Brandon Ugarte, died shortly after the accident, and
Maggie Lee Henson passed away on 2 August 2009. In a posting on CaringBridge.org, her mother, Jinny Henson, wrote "our precious Maggie Lee was carried into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ."
For information on the church and to find ways to assist the victims and the families of this accident, visit www.fbcshreveport.org.
Last updated: 3 August 2009
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