A parent’s worst nightmare, your five year old daughter is hit by a car in your own driveway! And to make it even worse, the driver of the fatal accident is your teenage son! People.com and ABC’s Good Morning America shared this story which touched the hearts of thousands of people, people all over the world.
Some stories behind the song are so sad, yet they reveal such a strong, rock solid faith that no matter what storms come in life, faith remains in the One who carries us through hard times. Although Chapman wrote and released “Yours“ a year before the tragedy, the last verse of the song relates to their experience and the video shares pictures of the Chapmans’ adopted daughter. The Chapmans experienced a parent’s worst nightmare and lost their youngest daughter, but they kept their faith!
I remember when this happened. So heart-wrenching and heartbreaking.
I know what you mean, Kathy. I can’t imagine the heartbreak the parents felt or how the brother driving the vehicle must have felt. So sad!