"How did you ever survive this?" was the question David Endorf's neighbors asked when they saw where he was pinned under an ATV in a steep ditch.  Endorf explains what got him into - and out of - a "heck of a predicament."  His advice comes from a thoughtful look-back at that day.  Read more...



A bolting bovine and broken bones.  Susan Littlefield tells her story about her son's advice and an injury that was more serious than she realized, yet could have been much, much worse.  Read more...


Jerry and Julie

Jerry and Julie Nelson look back 30 years to the unforgettable summer day he "should have died."  He was doing something he'd done hundreds of times before on his family's dairy farm - fixing a clog in a manure pump.  Read more ...



Leon Sheets was engulfed in a flash fire that left 20% of his body with second- and third-degree burns.  He was pressure washing in his confinement building  when an electric spark ignited methane gas released from foaming manure.  Read more...


Jason and Roxanne

"The doctor .. said 'I remember that; it was talked about, it was used as a learning opportunity for the medical community.'

Because it is so rare, you don't hear about this happening.  If you do, you hear it because somebody died; it's not because somebody lived.

And that is with me every, every single day:  that he could have died; he could not be here."  - Roxanne Fevold