By: Brooke Yessa
Location: Edgar WI USA
When I was about three years old my family owned a red van that had a type of carseat built into one of the passenger seats. This was my favorite seat to sit in. The only problem is that when I would buckle myself into this seat, I was never able to unbuckle myself; I always needed my older sister or my parents assistance. One day, when my family was driving down a back road, (with me in the back buckled snuggly in my seat)we hit a deer. The engine in front started to smoke, so my dad told us all to get quickly out of the van. We all did as we were told. Amazingly I swiftly unbuckled myself. My sister came to unbuckle me to find that I was already out of the van, waiting for her. My family can testify that I didn't do it alone, my guardian angel helped unbuckle me that day.
Some may never see with earthly eyes these heavenly beings or know that they exist. Many are unaware of the numerous ways they have protected and guided us. We would like to share with you the stories of people who take pleasure in expressing how real angels are.
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