HERO James Sullivan NEEDS US
Organized by: patrick smith
James Sullivan and his 7-year-old daughter Lisa need our help, our prayers, and our uplifting support. James and Lisa were flying to Austin, TX, when his engine quit on final approach. We are told that there was only one small opening in the tree line and that’s where James put his plane, right between two tree trunks ripping the wings off but sparing the fuselage, something only a handful of pilots could have done, saving his life but most importantly, his 7-year old daughter Lisa's. In the hospital when Lisa awoke, she recalled that her “Daddy saved me. He told me to make sure my seat belt was on calmly.” After they crashed she explained, “Daddy covered me while he was on fire” and shielded her from the flames and heat. She then recalled how her Daddy pulled her from the plane and then jumped into a nearby swamp (we assume to put the flames out and possibly saving his own life). When the friend James was flying to see saw the smoke and finally found them, he said James was severely burned and visibly in horrible pain. He discovered James had carried his daughter, somehow even though badly burned, nearly a quarter mile and over a farmers fence to find help for Lisa. James eventually passed out from the pain after the paramedics arrived and once he knew Lisa was receiving medical care. We could list all of James accomplishments in his life so far, be it his his love for his family and friends, his incredibly distinguished military career, or now being a hero to us because he saved his baby girl Lisa and he is forever her “Hero Daddy.” And when James finally wakes he'll know Lisa is still alive, extremely brave, and will fully recover, nothing he’s ever done in his life will ever give him more fulfillment than that. We are asking that you show James how much he means to each of us by taking some financial stress off his wife and family by giving what you can so they can concentrate on giving James and his daughter Lisa the love and support they both need to recover from their injuries. Even a few dollars goes a long way. The Sullivan'slive in Houston TX and Belinda, his wife, will have to balance caring for all of her family at first, and then just James once Lisa goes home, and all from several hours away from their Houston home. Belinda has a job and may have to quit to care for James during his long rehabilitation. The lodging, food on the road, gas, etc. will start to add up quickly, especially if she quits her job. A little bit of financial relief would be extremely helpful for Belinda as she figures out how to provide care for her whole family. Please help spread the word and let’s overwhelm the Sullivan's with love and support!