On Thursday November 5, 16-year-old Rebecca was thrown from a horse and suffered severe injuries including 10 fractured ribs, 2 punctured lungs, a broken vertebra, a broken arm, a broken scapula and a severed spinal cord (at L2). Her injury is permanent and she has a long road ahead of her as she learns to adapt to her new situation.
Rebecca is the daughter of Jenni and Mark Knepper. She has two older siblings, Emily and Andrew, and four younger ones, Bethany, Jillian, Angie and Hannah. Rebecca is a sweet, caring girl who loves horses, loves to draw and likes to be helpful with her younger sisters. Rebecca is home schooled and together with her family, is active in her church.
November 5, 2018
In the three years following Rebecca’s life changing accident, she has gotten her driver’s license, graduated from high school, traveled to England and around the US, and started her own Etsy business. She continues to be a huge, dependable helper in her busy family cleaning, cooking, working on the endless supply of dirty laundry and dishes, teaching and helping her younger sisters. She has gotten the opportunity to share her love of art with younger home schooled students. Rebecca has faced the challenges that have come her way with determination, patience, and strength from the Lord. Her family is so proud of her!
January 8, 2016
We are thrilled that Becca is leaving rehab today and coming home. We can’t wait to have our family all in one place again!