One year after Bianca Vera´s life-saving ´Miracle Swim´

One year after Bianca Vera´s life-saving ´Miracle Swim´
Vera in this Gainesville Times photo works Thursday in a microbiology lab on Gainesville’s campus. Read her full story on the Times’ Web site.

It is one of those anniversaries Brenau School of Nursing junior Bianca Vera would just as soon forget. But Feb. 10 marks exactly a year since Vera jumped 40 feet off a highway bridge into frigid waters of Lake Lanier to avoid being struck by a tractor-trailer rig sliding toward her on the icy road surface in what would become a 10-vehicle pile-up.

With a broken vertebra, Vera spent nearly an hour in the bone-chilling water before she was able to climb safely ashore. Read her inspiring story in today´s issue of The Gainesville Times BY CLICKING ON THIS LINK.

Friday, February 10, 2012