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Alex Litz was in a life altering car accident on June 11, 2016 while driving home from the University of Florida to visit his parents. Alex was air lifted to a hospital in Ocala, FL and underwent multiple surgeries for a punctured lung, many broken bones and serious brain trauma. Alex spent many weeks in ICU undergoing surgeries to remove and replace bone plates in his skull due to various infections, swelling and pressure.

Alex spent the past 8 months at the Shephard Center with his mom, Cyndi Litz. Cyndi, a beloved Elementary school drama and dance teacher in the Orlando area, temporarily relocated to the Atlanta area to be his primary care giver and be by his side. Although he was there for rehab, he suffered many setbacks due to infections and underwent many more surgeries. The first week of April, Alex and his mom were relocated back to Central Florida via ambulance to continue his rehab closer to family. As medical bills and living expenses continue to climb, the family still has a long road ahead.

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June 24, 2017

376 days later, 4 different hospitals and 5 brain surgeries Alex is home. There's still a lot of work to be done, but we are thankful today.

June 20, 2017

Thank you all for making "Puttin' on the Litz" event this past weekend a huge success! We are so appreciative of everyone who gave and attended the event.

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December 12, 2017

You and your family will continue to be in our prayers. Sending our love and hopes for each day to be a better and stronger one.

Frank, Gloria, JJ and Frankie Sicoli

June 17, 2017

Onward Christian Soldier. In the name of Christ Jesus. Amen.

Michael and Dawn Knight

June 17, 2017

I work with Aaron, and he's fantastic, so I am certain that Alex is just as great. Sending prayers and strength for the months ahead!

Jennie Iverson