Barbara Nicolosi passes on this story on the sister of one of her Act One Students:
Three shotgun pellets hit Anderson’s arm and another went through her nose — riding up the back of her cranium and hitting the back of her skull.
“Her injuries were severe, and her condition was critical…The doctors prior to surgery were concerned because so much of the brain had been traversed by the bullet,” Anderson’s pastor, Brad Strait, wrote in his blog.
Strait, who was in the hospital during the young woman’s surgery, added that doctors were worried that Anderson’s injuries could impair her speech, motor and cognitive abilities.
But incredibly, during the five-hour surgery, doctors soon found that Anderson’s brain sustained very little damage and the bullet was removed cleanly.According to Strait, Anderson was saved by a miracle birth “defect” that no one could have anticipated.
The doctor explains that Petra’s brain has had from birth a small “defect” in it. It is a tiny channel of fluid running through her skull…Only a CAT scan would catch it, and Petra would have never noticed it.
But in Petra’s case, the shotgun buck shot…enters her brain from the exact point of this defect. Like a marble through a small tube, the defect channels the bullet from Petra’s nose through her brain. It turns slightly several times, and comes to rest at the rear of her brain. And in the process, the bullet misses all the vital areas of the brain.
Though still in the hospital, Anderson — who has already started to speak and walk again — is expected to make a full recovery.
Praise God through our Lord Jesus!