On November 5th, 2008, 14-year-old Chelsea Banton was fighting for her life at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina. Suddenly, something appeared that signaled to her mother, Colleen Banton, God had indeed heard her prayers and sent an angel to intercede on her behalf.
The startling image of an illuminated winged figure hovering in front of Chelsea’s hospital door was captured on the hospital security camera after Chelsea was taken off life-support.
The young girl had been admitted to the hospital once again, suffering from a horrific case of pneumonia on top of a lifetime of other severe health issues that had plagued her since birth, leaving her immune system severely compromised. She has battled countless infections, life-threatening viruses, fluid retention, shunt revisions, hydrocephalus, as well as bouts of depression.
However, after 7 long weeks in the hospital, the acute pneumonia had not responded to treatment and doctors feared that this time Chelsea’s immune system could no longer fight off the debilitating condition. It was just a matter of time before she would finally succumb to the stubborn infection. Read more