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My Story

Hi and welcome to Genny's page!! Up until Monday July 30, 2012 She was living a joyous and wonderfully above average life as a 9 year old girl. Then suddenly that changed when she went for a day hiking trip with her siblings and took a fall if 30~35 feet off a mountain clif. This fall resulted in a fractured skull placing her in a coma. She has been being kept asleep with the help of sedation as to aid in the healing process. Although she has made some tremendous improvemments she is still listed in critical care. This page will be updated as often as possible based upon her mother and fathers facebook updates as during this time their energy is being focused on their daughter.

I recently asked her parents Kevin and DeAnne to write up something about Genny to share here.

Here is from her father Kevin Shepler who I might add is amazing. And can't e
Wait to get the chance to meet him in person LOL


Genny....hmmm..Genny is smart, I mean real smart. She tested in the top 98% in her state testing. She has to be the best at everything but doesn't let anyone know its a competition, so she has a better chance of winning. She is aggressive in everything that she does which is why I believe she is so fitting For hockey. She is always....almost always happy. She isusually smiling which is why u keep saying innapropriate things in her hospital room. ...I love to see her smile.. she is giving but wont hesitate to take. Sheblightens up everyone's day just by showing up. She is beautiful and she knows it, but gives all credit for.her beauty to GOD and her mom. She knows how to be naughty and not get Dad mad at her. She knows if I laugh then I can't yell at her for it. So she makes sure that whatever she is doing naughty to make it funny as hell. She is a manipulator so you have to stay on top of her. She is the kind of little girl who cansteal yourheart the Minutes you see her...trust me I know. She didn't like me to much until her mother went to work a year and a half ago. And hen she was forced to like me. Now I think she really loves me. She gives me backrubs all the time and is not afraid to rub my feet either. She has the will of a jackass. When she first moved in with me after DeAnnes accident shebwas two yearsbold and still in diapers. I was displeased this since both my kids were potty trained by the time they were one. Ivdidnt have to do a thing either the both just immitated what they saw. In fact I one time caught my daughter peeing standing up after she was living with her brother and I. Guess she thought cool ill give it a shot too. Anyway I finally took Genny to the bathroom one Saturday afternoon and sat her on the toilet. I told her she was not getting up till she pee pee on the toilet like everyone else in the house. Two hours of running the sink and the bathtub, and soaking her hand in warm water, and aqurting water towards her privates to prime the pump. She finally did it and one week later lost he nighttime diaper and never went back.....till July 30, 2012. Now she's pissed anytime I say anything about her diaper so I'm considering taking one home one night and coming.into her room the next morning and showing her dads new pink disposable undies just so she can make fun of me.like I said I love to see her smile. Everything she wants to do she picks up on real fast. And she thrives to be the best at everything she does. She has the trophies (which they don't just hand out in hockey) and the presidential fitness award. (Only girl in her grade at school to reciev it) and game winning pucks to prove it.

Added thing in there not sure if he wanted it added but I feel it needs to be... sorry Kevin. And I do agree with it as well... LOL

My babies are not perfect. But they are everything to me. Oh yea and DeAnnes babies are MY babies. I don't know Marc at all but I am glad he made the choices he made because I wouldn't have the family I have now if he didn't. If you ever run into him lethim know I said "thanks....and you are really behind on your child support.!!! "


I'm not wanting to insult anyone or put anyone down I'm this.statement but I wanted to show just what kind of person Kevin is and what type of FATHER he is as well. In my opinion and it is mine he is amazing and has doneso many wonderful things for this family. He stepped up and in and has been a blessing. Thank you Kevin foreverything you do.

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DeAnne Shepler posted a new journal entry, "Blessed".

Two years ago today we got our little girl back. She has been so strong through it all. She's now in 6th grade and struggles with math like anyone else. She's made lots of ... Read more

DeAnne Shepler added a new photo.

DeAnne Shepler posted a new journal entry, "Coming around".

Genny skated the other day. She is still a bit scared but I saw the determined look on her race and she is not going to give up. Read more

Denice Kennedy signed Genny's Guestbook.

We are so blessed and proud of how hard Genny has worked to regain her life! A soecial acknowledgement for her parents and ALL they have done for her as well as her ... Read more

Liz Rangel signed Genny's Guestbook.

THANK YOU SOO MUCH FOR THE UPDATE,,,GOD HAS TRUELY GIVEN YOU A MIRACLE, SATAN COMES TO KILL, STEAL AND DESTROY,,,NOW HE IS TRYING TO STEAL YOUR JOY AND PEACE,,,COUNTERACT ... Read more

Christopher Campbell signed Genny's Guestbook.

The last year has proven to be one not forgotten. I've gotten to know the Sheplers and I think they are a very awesome family. Genny lol I think you own all our hearts ... Read more

DeAnne Shepler added a new photo.

DeAnne Shepler posted a new journal entry, "It's been a year".

It's been one hell of a year. Sorry for the language but it is truly the only word that really fits. Tomorrow is the one year anniversary of Genny's accident and the start ... Read more

DeAnne Shepler posted a new journal entry, "Where we are now".

Hi everyone, I wanted to give an update as to how one amazing little girl is doing. She has been in outpatient therapy for a few months now and has continued to make ... Read more

DeAnne Shepler posted a new journal entry, "A little update".

Genny has been home from rehab for almost 3 months now. Her progress continues to amaze all those in the medical fields she is in. She is loving being back in school and ... Read more

DeAnne Shepler posted a new journal entry.

I realize that it has been a long time since our last update and I apologize. Things have been so busy since Genny came home. We are working on getting all of the ... Read more

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