Letter writer: Story of survival was powerful, positive

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Thank you for publishing this awesome article [“Worlds in Collision: Near-death Experiences in WNC,” April 13, Xpress].

I really appreciated the story by Sandra Bear Davis [“The Angel Wrapped Around Me”]. I live pretty close to where her accident was, and it really upset me when it happened. I read about how her son, daughter-in-law and grandchild were killed and felt pity for this woman. I couldn’t imagine wanting to keep living.

Hearing her story of survival and about her angel guides was very powerful and positive. It truly moved me.

— Ivey Lamos


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One thought on “Letter writer: Story of survival was powerful, positive

  1. boatrocker

    Ms Davis’ story moved me in a positive healing way too. I’ve always been a big fan of fiction too- angels, boats that carry animals, immaculate conception, give me more.

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