Dead for an Hour and Lived to Tell the Tale: The Miraculous True Story Behind Breakthrough

Published on Apr 17, 2019

The morning of January 19, 2015 began for Joyce Smith like any other. Her 14-year-old son John, adopted by Joyce and her husband Brian from Guatemala when he was just an infant, had spent the night at a friend's house. The kids had that day—a Monday—off from school in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. And Joyce was preparing to go pick her boy up when the phone rang. The message waiting on the line turned out to be every mother's worst nightmare. "When [John's friend's mother] called, she sounded off. I asked what was wrong," Joyce told Christian Cinema in 2017. "Cindy said that 'There's been an accident.'" As she learned over the phone,...

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