Shaun King and his family are looking for prayers. The author and activist’s 19-year-old daughter, Kendi, was struck by a car while walking the streets of Manhattan. She suffered injuries to her brain as well as her body.

King reported the terrible news via social media along with a video from her bedside. He asked for prayers from his followers. He praised the medical staff who has been caring for Kendi since she arrived.

“Our daughter Kendi, who is 19, was hit by a car while she walking in Manhattan and suffered a brain injury. And several serious head and body injuries. I’ve been here in the ICU with her since yesterday morning. ⁣

We have every reason to believe she will recover and she is receiving excellent medical care. The doctors and nurses and staff have been so kind and so thorough. ⁣

Please pray for Kendi. ⁣
That she heals 100%.⁣
That she has no setbacks.⁣

I’m watching her like a hawk.⁣

Please say a special prayer for my dear @MrsRaiKing who has had an incredibly hard time with this. ⁣

Love and appreciate you all.⁣

Shaun & Family”

King followed with an update, thanking everybody for their support and kind words. He said that the exhausting ordeal may be over soon. Kendi has started therapy and is on track to recover. She might be able to return home soon.

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Michael Perry

Michael Perry is a news contributor for Ringside News and Thirsty for News. Michael has an M.A. in Communication Technology from Point Park University in his hometown of Pittsburgh, PA.

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