A few weeks ago, a former NFL star named Peyton Hillis bravely jumped into the ocean to save his kids from drowning, rescuing the kids but putting himself at risk of dying. Shortly after the incident, his uncle, Greg, posted about his condition on social media, saying:
“I just wanted to let everyone know on Razorback Nation that Peyton is doing better. He’s still in intensive care and having some problems with his kidneys and his lungs but doctors say he is improving. I just wanted to head off any rumors that may be started. I’m sure he would want everyone to know that he appreciates all of the prayers being thrown up on his behalf!!!”
Well, though he struggled with those kidney and lung issues after the rescue, it looks like he’s finally doing better, or at least well enough to be released from the hospital. Such is what was announced by his sister, Haley Davis, who posted, on Facebook:
“Peyton was discharged today from the hospital!!!!!!!!!!!!! Everything health wise is looking good and has all improved— truly a miracle!!”
His sister also said that she had been involved in the rescue effort and had to go to the hospital as a result, saying:
“I remember seeing Peyt laid out on the sand unable to move and my mom having to run back and forth between us as the medics helped each of us. I just kept praying that Peyt would be ok and I’m so happy to say Yahweh provided.”
That update from his sister came alongside an Instagram update from Angela Cole, who is dating Peyton Hillis. She, posting a picture of him in the hospital, said:
❤️ Peyton has been discharged from the hospital. The amount of love and gratitude I have for the incredible team that took care of Peyton is indescribable. This picture does not have anywhere near the amount of people who took such great care of him.
To Baptist Hospital in Pensacola: Thank you from the bottom of my heart. I know I told you this probably 20 times a day, but you are so incredible. You all worked like a perfected machine with each and every one of you so kind, attentive, calming and caring…
You not only saved Peyton’s life, you made it a priority to make sure that his family and I were okay amidst your busy schedules. You all were so calming, answered every question numerous times kindly… and heck, even took care of me and made sure I was okay every night: got me hot tea for my throat, made sure I was sleeping and eating, gave me a friend to confide in… I mean, I am just in AWE. You have all became a huge family to me and I know have meant so much to all of us. I can’t express this enough when I say this, thank you for making all the difference in our lives. I’ll never be able to thank you enough!
And a huge thank you again for all of your prayers, love and support… God heard. And He answered ❤️
Featured image credit: By Jeffrey Beall – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=23861309
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