As a young, single mother who graduated from high school in June, Jessica Forsyth knew she had to tell her 2-year-
Old daughter, Gabriella. What's wrong with dad?
She intends to announce the news in stages.
"When she grows up, she says, 'Mom, everybody else has it. . .
Every friend of mine has a father. Where is dad?
"I'm going to tell her that your dad is sick and he's in heaven right now," said Forsyth in her hometown, Midland, Michigan.
"When she is so big that she can really understand, I will tell her the whole story.
"The whole story began two years ago when 17-year-old fusse died after her 17-year-old boyfriend,year-
Old David Turner is in H. H.
At Dow High School in Midland, Forsyth is a student there.
Police found on the scene that fusse had barely realized that Turner had died of a suicide.
A gunshot wound to the head.
It was four months since fusse was pregnant with Turner's child.
She doesn't know.
She did not find out until the surgeon who treated the gunshot wound told her.
Also shocking is the doctor's report on how Fortis escaped death.
As a girl, her collarbone was broken twice.
The second time, the doctor implanted a 6-
The inch titanium plate that holds the bone together.
The plate blocked a bullet that could be fatal.
Police Officer Chad Schieber was the first person to respond to the shooting of the Dow on March 7, 2007.
Fusse was shot at close range.
Her mother Rhonda Poston, who witnessed the shooting in her car, grabbed the body of Forsyth and tried to stop the blood at the same time to appease her daughter.
Poston held her hand, blocking the smoke from the back of Forsyth, and the bullet punctured her skin.
Forsyth repeatedly screamed at her mother: "I don't want to die.
I don't want to die.
"The titanium plate to save Fortis is the result of bad luck.
When she was 8, when her brother pushed her off a happy restaurant, fusse broke her collarbonego-round.
Five years later, when she was 14, she fell off her bike and broke her collarbone.
This time, the bones are cracked in half.
Her injury was very serious and the doctor treated the fracture with a titanium plate about the length of the pencil.
Fusse felt that there was nothing but luck, and she had been trying to hide the scar on her collarbone for years.
The scar did not stop Turner from falling in love with her.
Forsyth said their relationship began to be pleasant, but when his mood suddenly changed, the relationship began to become unpleasant.
"We will break up and then he will ask me out," she said . ".
"He will be lovely, and I will say, 'Yeah.
Then we broke up again and he would do it again.
In the end, fusse ended the relationship.
On the day of that month, she agreed to meet Turner and retrieve a souvenir with feelings. -
A little fairy clock-
Her father gave it to her.
Boston drove fausse to meet Turner at her school, and the meeting became ugly almost immediately.
According to fusse, Turner asked her, "Why did you break up with me?
She said Turner then took the backpack off his shoulder and began to go through it.
Poston looked from the car and she said she could feel something bad about to happen and she was right.
Instead of producing the expected clock, fusse pulled out a gun. At 10:57 a. m.
Line 911 rang at police headquarters.
The shooting was reported by a school administrator.
At the scene, Boston, still in the car, stuck on the accelerator and tried to walk between her daughter and Turner, but it was too late.
Four times with a strong shot. 44-
Turner pointed his gun at himself.
Forsyth said she was shocked.
"I only remember a loud noise and my ears hurt," she said . ".
"Then I felt a shock and I went back.
I thought he was pushing me, and I yelled, "my ears. I can't hear.
It was not until she saw the blood that she realized that she had been shot.
"All of a sudden, the pain hit me all of a sudden and I started screaming," she said . ".
When Schieber arrived at the scene, Forsyth was already in the arms of her mother, fearing that she would die.
Forsyth was taken by helicopter to the nearby Herley Medical Center in Flint, Michigan.
The doctor soon found out how lucky she was.
In the hospital, doctor.
Trauma surgeon Greg Casey's X-in Forsyth-ray that one . 44-
On the way to her main blood vessels, spine and heart, caliber bullets were 6-
An inch of titanium plate on her collarbone.
She hopes very much that there is no metal plate that she could possibly keep her alive. Casey said, "[Forsyth's]
Very, very lucky. She has that plate.
This might have saved her life. If [the bullet]
If her spine is injured, we may be dealing with a patient with a quadrisis or a patient with a quadrisis.
That plate is her blessing.
"There were also two bullets that went through the chest and shoulders of Forsyth, and the fourth one broke a bone on her arm, but her mother said she couldn't believe how much they were
"Just no words.
Only . . . . . . [I'm]dumbfounded.
I'm just standing here wondering how lucky we are. the bullet]just stopped.
It's just a miracle.
"The doctor at Forsyth had even more amazing news.
The metal plate saved the life of another child.
Four months pregnant.
"I was actually in the emergency room. The doctor came over and told me that I yelled at him. I did.
"I remember I was angry," she said . "
"I told him to go back and check it again.
"But when Forsyth saw the ultrasound and decided on her baby ---
Although it was raised by the young man who shot her in trouble before ending her life ---
Good luck, good luck.
The mother of Forsyth also felt lucky.
Poston said at the time: "We are very lucky, we still have her, and we will have a child on top of that!
"In the two years after the shooting, Forsyth encountered more blessings in life.
She gave birth to Gabriela in September 2007.
She hopes to go to cooking school after another surgery. -
She was the fifth since the shooting. -in the fall.
She is now a proud high school graduate.
Two years ago, fusse held on to life in the school parking lot.
Last week, she wore a hat and a dress, fearing that she would travel in high heels in front of her emotional mother and hundreds of classmates who supported her.