Nathan was 12 years old, had just finished his third week of sixth grade, when he had a near fatal pedestrian vs automobile accident.Friday, September 14, 2007, Nathan had gone for walk with his best friend. Due to lack of sidewalks,within our neighborhood, the boys were on the edge of the street pavement. Nathan was hit with a minivan, sent airborne and hit his head on large limestone rocks. Nathan became unconscious, at that moment.
Nathan spent 8 weeks, in PICU, and 7 weeks, in a general pediatric room. New Years eve, 2007, he was still in a coma and transferred to On-With_life, brain rehabilitation center, In Ankeny, IA. He spent 5 months there. In all, he was in a coma for 19 weeks and 3 days.
Nathan struggles with numerous issues, including neurogenic scoliosis, that has required two spinal fusions. He has undergone botox and phenol injections. He struggles…
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