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Nick’s Story

Nick was severely injured in a car accident on August 3, 2012. Through tremendous love, prayer and God's grace, Nick and his family are experiencing a miracle. Signs of recovery, stories of hope and a sense of peace are emerging. Please join the Collins Family in prayer and support for Nick.

In a one car accident on August 3rd, Nicholas was thrown from the back of his friend's car onto the interstate. The friend in the passenger side got out and tried to pull Nicholas to safety, but not before a big box moving truck ran over his pelvis and legs. Through a miraculous string of events, Nicholas was brought to MUSC emergency room, stabilized and has endured many surgeries, blood transfusions and procedures that saved his life. We give all thanks to God for this amazing recovery.

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Surgery Tomorrow

Nicholas' surgery is scheduled for tomorrow at 7am. We would so appreciate your prayers for a safe and successful surgery. A few people have contacted us asking if you can help financially but all we need is your prayers. God has been good in helping Nicholas get to this point and we are trusting Him as he enters the next steps.

"I know that You can do all things and that no thought or purpose of Yours can be thwarted or restrained" Job 42:2
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Agnes Galasso
Our prayers continue.... trusting & hoping in the Good Lord.
Peggy Swails
By Billy and Peggy Swails
Saying prayers for a successful surgery and rehab. You have been an amazing inspiration to so many people because of your strength and tenacity. We're with you in spirit!
Elizabeth Wood
By Elizabeth Wood surgery and recovery/rehab. My prayers are with you ALL.
Frank Turner
By Frank Turner C.A.S.T.
GOD definitely takes care of those who believe May Nick continue on the path God has in his plans .
Enjoy the trip.
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Kristin Zeaser-Sydow
By Kristin
You got it! Lots of love, prayers and good stuff coming his way!
Cindi Sanders
By Cindi Aspinwall Sanders
Prayers are definitely being said for Nicholas. He is one strong young man and no doubt will do fine. He's done so well and come so far. Will be rooting for him as well!
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Norma Miller
By Norma Miller
Father God, oh Great Physician, I pray for your guidance to the physicians who will be performing the surgeries for Nicholas. I pray for healing and for Nicholas's spirit to be strong and comforted by your love. Amen.
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annie burnette annie burnette
By Annie Prohaska Burnette
Holy Spirit keeping Nick in our thoughts and prayers! thank you for the surgery time
"I will accomplish that which concerneth thee." Angels watching over \\\\\\\o///////
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becky williamson
By becky williamson
Continued prayers for y'all.
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Emily Cain Shuman
By Emily Shuman
Thoughts and Prayers with you Nick and your family.
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