STUDENTS FROM A MEAD SCHOOL ARE RALLYING AROUND THEIR
MARCY WETZEL AND HER HUSBAND CHRIS WERE STRUCK BY
A FALLING TREE AT DIAMOND LAKE DURING LAST WEEKS VIOLENT
MARCY TEACHES 2ND GRADE AT MIDWAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.
KXLY 4'S CAITI CURREY IS WORKING FOR YOU WITH MORE.
IT'S THE KIND OF TEAMWORK ANY SECOND GRADE TEACHER
WOULD BE PROUD OF.
TODAY, KENNEDY COMSTOCK AND HER FRIENDS HAVE ONE SPECIAL
TEACHER ON THEIR MIND.
Kennedy Comstock :36W8 25
She got hurt in the big storm and she's in hospital
right now so my mom thought we would do a big lemonade
FROM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TO COLLEGE.
THERE'S AT LEAST ONE TEACHER WHO CAN'T BE FORGOTTEN.
FOR THESE KIDS, THAT TEACHER IS MARCY WETZEL.
DEBBIE :20W9 25
Marcy is this little firecracker of a person who has
an incredible spirit, incredible personality, is extremely
funny and always makes her presence known in a fabulous
MARCY AND HER HUSBAND CHRIS WERE SECURING THEIR BOAT
AT DIAMOND LAKE WHEN LAST WEEKS STORM TORE THROUGH
THE INLAND NORTHWEST.
A TREE FELL ON THE COUPLE...
CHRIS BROKE HIS NECK.
MARCY SUFFERED A SEVERE CONCUSSION.
A TORN SPLEEN.
AS WELL AS A BROKEN ARM, HEEL, RIBS AND FINGER.
DEBBIE :42W10 25
Just being able to support both of them and their
5 kids right now is really important to us.
CHRIS IS NOW HOME.
WHILE MARCY IS STILL IN THE HOSPITAL.
THEY HAVE A LONG ROAD TO RECOVERY.
DEBBIE :54W11 26
Every day she is making more and more progress she
is a true fighter and there is a huge community supporting
her and we know she is going to bounce back.
STUDENTS PAST AND PRESENT.
ARE REPAYING THEIR TEACHER WITH THE SAME LOVE AND
SUPPORT SHE HAS SHOWN THEM OVER THE YEARS.
DEBBIE :52W12 25
She loves kids she's probably had nearly 400 kids
go through her classroom in her time at Midway and
they all adore her.
AS MONEY AND CARDS POUR IN FROM PASSERSBY.
FRIENDS, FAMILY AND TOTAL STRANGERS ARE ALL THINKING
THE SAME THING.
KENNEDY :50W13 25
I hope all this money we make will get her out of
THE LEMONADE STAND WILL BE OPEN UNTIL SEVEN TONIGHT.
AGAIN IT'S AT LIDGERWOOD AND COLTON.