How Nurse Helped Acid Attack Model Find Faith
Direction Magazine|April 2021
Katie Piper explains how a life-changing incident changed her life in more ways than she expected as she recovered in hospital
Katie Piper

Lying in a hospital bed in agony while recovering from an horrific acid attack on her face Katie Piper’s life seemed completely without any hope.

After being the victim of a rape, a colleague of the man attacked her with sulphuric acid resulting in her losing her eyelids, part of her nose and one ear. She has since endured more than 250 operations.

But Katie’s life took a complete turnaround through a Christian nurse

“During my recovery she helped me to find God in my life. Finding faith in my early 20s was an amazing thing.”

Having grown up in Andover with no Christian influences in her life Katie was inspired that night to pray for the first time. Moments later she saw an incredible light in her hospital room and felt like she was being enveloped in a warm hug.

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