Friends and family seek prayers for teen hurt in diving accident | Community Spirit
SALISBURY - Friends and family members of Gavin Littleton, 15, are asking the community to pray for the injured teen.
Gavin Littleton suffered a spinal cord injury when he jumped from a pontoon boat into three feet of water at High Rock Lake on Wednesday night. Littleton's friends pulled Littleton from the water, then performed CPR until emergency crews arrived.
Littleton is now at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in critical condition.
In a Facebook page named "Praying For Gavin," Gavin's sister posted this message on Monday: "Please pray God is the one who is going to make this miracle happen, God is gonna provide me and my brother and my family with the strength to get through this. God is going to heal Gavin like noone understands, Gavin is going to be fine, I can feel it in my heart and soul. gavin is going to be living testimony of how great God is. Please pray fpr my brother and my family. Thank you."A second post dealt with Littleton's condition: "We have had an exciting day. There is no change in his condition, he is still paralyzed from the neck down but, we have had exceptional day of spiritual growth. We had the opportunity to share gavins condition with him for the first time. And just as I expected, he took it like a man full of faith. He said he was not scared. He knows the miracles that we have claimed are on the horizon but will come in God's time. He is such an amazing inspiration to us all. We do have a plan of action, which includes, getting into shepherd center in atlanta georgia. They are an exceptional rehab and if you did no, they do miracles down there! I would like to thank scott elliot for his inspirational story that he took the time to come and share with gavin. He left this hospital 5 years ago being told that he would never walk again. Gavin sure did enjoy watching him stroll through the door on his own 2 legs. The faith, love and strength of our family and friends has never been stronger. Gavin has reached prayer chains all across the united states and even into zimbabwe. It is mind boggling to me how many hearts and souls gavin has reached in the past 5 and a half days. Keep spreading the prayers and love."
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