The adage “If the mountain can’t go to Muhammed, then Muhammed must go to the mountain” was once again put into practice when the friends of a 15-year old girl organized a prom for her at home after she refused to attend the school event following an accident. Without question, true friends don’t allow one another to be left in misery.
Korryn Bachner, a 15-year old student from Illinois, was at a bonfire at the latter part of April this year when an unfortunate incident she did not see coming changed her life forever: A bonfire explosion badly burned her face after someone poured gasoline on the fire.
While the incident injured 12 other people, it was Bachner who suffered the most as more than 90 percent of her face was damaged, forcing her to be hospitalized for almost two weeks after the incident.
As Korryn Bachner’s face was badly burned after a bonfire explosion, she no longer wanted to attend her school prom.
With her head wrapped in bandage, it is understandable why Bachner was no longer planning to attend her school prom even after going out of the hospital. However, Jonathan, one of her friends who had asked her earlier to the prom prior to that unfortunate day, was determined on attending it with her.
Despite the unfortunate incident, she is still lucky to have friends who stuck it out with her.
While Bachner maintained that she would not attend the prom, Jonathan and their other friends made sure that she would experience the event many high school students look forward to. Hence, on the date of the school prom, Jonathan and Bachner’s other friends dropped by her place and decorated their home to give it a prom atmosphere.
Bachner’s friends also helped her to get dressed for her own version of the prom at the very comfort of her family home. Though some of them only dropped by before proceeding to the school event, others opted to stay with her throughout the evening while garbed in their prom best.
Instead of attending their school prom, Korryn’s friends decided to have their own prom at the comfort of her home on the same night of the event.
Ellen, Bachner’s mom, shared:
“It was just emotional in a very good way because it showed how strong she is and how good of a group of friends she has…If I could take this pain away from her, I would do it in a heartbeat. You don’t want any kid to ever get hurt, but a burn to a 15-year-old girl’s face, it’s awful.”
Sweet Moment Mom Hears 5-Year-Old Daughter With Autism Speak For The First Time
Mom of 5-year-old kid diagnosed with nonverbal autism captures a moment that changed their lives.
Hearing your child's first words is definitely a moment to celebrate. However, when your child has nonverbal autism, the chances of hearing them speak is slim. For one Alabama mom, she had nearly accepted she'd never hear her 5-year-old daughter speak.
Briana Blankenship from Athens, Alabama is mom to 5-year-old Taylor. They got the attention of the world after a very emotional and heartwarming video caught by Briana.
Briana Blankenship, mom to 5-year-old Taylor, has accepted she'll never hear her daughter speak.
According to Briana, doctors have already told her Taylor might never speak. She told Bored Panda, "I had basically accepted that I would never hear her voice." ...
Soldier Breaks Down After Nearly Missing His Daughter’s Birth
The soldier’s wife gave up on the thought that her husband will be home in time for the birth.
Soldiers have plenty of hardships during their training and while at service. However, being away from their families might be the hardest challenge of all.
Brooks Lindsey, a military man from Mississippi, nearly missed the birth of his daughter. With thanks to technology and the Internet, he was able to witness a life-changing moment. But it still speaks a lot about the sacrifices soldiers have to make.
Brooks' wife, Haley, gave birth to their daughter but Brooks nearly missed her birth.
Whenever soldiers are in service, they have to miss out on special occasions. May it be birthdays or anniversaries or even the birth of their children....
Daughter Reunites With Biological Mom Through Online DNA Testing Site
Surely, Mother’s Day will be more meaningful for both of them this year!
A mother and the daughter she gave up for adoption more than 30 years ago have finally reunited, thanks to an online DNA testing site. Without question, this year's Mother’s Day celebration will be twice as meaningful for these two reunited souls.
Rita Conard felt that she was too young to be a mother when she gave birth to her daughter in 1984 and believed that she could not give her a good life, hence, she gave her up for adoption. Since then, she had been clueless about the whereabouts of the child she gave up, only wondering where she could be and how life could be treating her. After all, she never searched for the very child she carried in her womb for 9 months as she did not want to impose her life on her.
Without Rita Conard's knowledge, the child she gave up, the now 33-year old Megan Meier, also wanted to find her.
In fact, Megan resorted to the online DNA testing site, 23AndMe, without knowing that the answers to her questions would be given to her really fast....