The 14-Year-Old Boy Who Came Back to Life. A Medical Miracle?
11-year-old boy who drowned in icy pond in Forest Park, Queens. Credits: abc7NY

On January 19, 2015, a miracle happened in the American Lake St. Louis. Three 14-year-old boys felt through the ice.

John Smith was fifteen minutes under the water when rescuers spot and fished him almost lifeless out the icy water.

When the boy was rushed to the hospital, he had no pulse. John was 27 minutes resuscitated.

Very small chance

“He was dead 45 minutes,” said Dr. Kent Sutterer. “There was a very small chance that he would survive.”

When the doctor brought the mother to John’s room, she began to pray aloud.

“I do not remember exactly what I said,” mother Joyce said. “I do remember that I prayed to God to please save my son. Suddenly I heard them say there was a heartbeat. “

Medical miracle

Dr. Sutterer said the heart of John began to beat again within a minute or two after the prayer. The doctors were amazed. One of them spoke of a medical miracle.

John was allowed two days later to return to home and suffered no brain damage.

He only had a cold and had to go to the physiotherapist to get back the feeling in his hands.

Movie

A movie is inspired by the story of the boy.

The film is called Breakthrough and is based on the book “The Impossible: The Miraculous Story of a Mother’s Faith and Her Child’s Resurrection.

Now that you're here...

You’ve already seen it. Independent journalism such as Lions Ground is censored with the ultimate goal of keeping the truth from you and as you apparently know each coin has two sides, same with stories.

People like the members of the website and Patreon are extremely important to Lions Ground who are currently ensuring that independent journalism can be carried out. Your support is important, you are important, and only you can contribute to the future of Lions Ground.

We need your support now more than ever. Join to help to keep the lion standing ground.

OR...


Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Email Format

Please select the checkbox to meet the GDPR standards.

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website.

We use MailChimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to MailChimp for processing. Learn more about MailChimp's privacy practices here.

LEAVE A REPLY