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Mums In Business: How Woman Who Lost Both Legs Became a Successful Mumpreneur

Mums In Business: How Woman Who Lost Both Legs Became a Successful Mumpreneur

A strong-willed woman Keisha Green, 32, has shared her touching experience of how she surmounted hard times after a horrific car crash in 2013.

The successful businesswoman from Syracuse, New York, who is also a proud mother of three handsome sons; Zyeir, JoMari and John has narrated her story after surviving the tragic accident that cost her both legs.

Keisha, a life Strategist/Coach narrated how world changed forever in the blink of an eye on August 23, 2013, how her right leg was dismembered in order to release her from the vehicle, and her left leg was severed instantly from impact by the guardrail at the scene of the accident.

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”In the blink of an eye, on August 23, 2013, I was involved in a car accident that would change my world forever. It is only by the grace and mercy of God that I, a mother of 3, strident college student, successful business woman, and entrepreneur made it out alive.

The accident was so horrific, that the dreaded “Jaws of Life” was used to free me from the vehicle. My right leg was dismembered in order to release me from the vehicle, and my left leg was severed instantly from impact by the guardrail at the scene of the accident.

The doctors said that I would be hospitalized for at least one year. Miraculously through prayers and faith from my children, family and friends, I emerged from the hospital within three weeks of the accident and left the hospital.

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That’s Right! My world had changed but my passion, purpose and earthly assignment had taken on its predestined form. I understood, not only did He choose me, but I would inspire others by empowering through hope.

I continued running my business while preparing to walk again and I’m now using what most thought was a tragedy as a triumph of the power of the spirit!

I discovered my true purpose and calling while embarking upon a spiritual journey through the unexpected turns of life that led to the light of new beginnings and new chapters.

I discovered that my true purpose and calling is to inspire, empower, enlighten and enrich the minds, lives and spirit of others.”

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Sharing on her background, Keisha, who is also a motivational speaker revealed that she was brought up by a single mom and at the age of 16, she unexpectedly welcomed her first-born.

”I am the forth born of five children. At the tender age of nine, I began to assist my mother, who was a single mom, in the care of my siblings, while my mother worked to provide for the family.

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At the age of 16, I unexpectedly gave birth to my first-born son Zyeir. The many years of experience in running a household and taking care of my siblings, prepared me as a young teenager, to grab the bull by the horns and led me to acquiring an apartment for myself and my son as I continued my education.

Preparing to graduate from high school, I had to drop out of school when childcare for my son was no longer available. Being a strong, determined young woman, I started working to provide for myself and my son as I knew that there was so much more that life had in store for me.

Filled with ambition and pursuing my childhood dream and lifelong passion for cosmetology, I started my own business “Xxotic Extensions” in 2011.

I was determined to never give up on my passion for higher education. On August 18, 2013; I entered college in pursuit of a degree in radiology. A college student; A successful entrepreneur and business woman.”

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Photo credit: Instagram/Keisha

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