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“I kept trying to yank my hand back and the last time I yanked he had cut it clean off so I was able to actually get free,” Tiffany said.
James heard her screams and jumped in to help. Meanwhile, Tiffany said she was already praying.
“I felt this tangible peace on me and it was so thick, that I was just calm,” Tiffany said.
Doctors in the Bahamas were able to stop the bleeding, but issues with passports and customs had the Johnson’s stuck in the Bahamas.
A Medevac flight to Carolinas Medical Center would cost $16,000 out of pocket. But with no guarantees insurance would pay for it, the Medevac company called and agreed to pick up the cost.
“He hung up the phone and we just started weeping,” said the Johnsons.
“I’m thankful to be able to share this story and I hope, and I know, that it’s going to change people’s lives because you can’t hear this story and not see God in it,” Tiffany said.
Tiffany will have another surgery Friday to prepare the arm for a prosthetic.