Facebook Fundraiser Started to Help Surfer Paralyzed During July 4th Surfing Accident

POINT PLEASANT BEACH, NJ – On July 4th of this year, 27-year-old Aaron Carr was surfing in the ocean off Point Pleasant Beach when he was thrown off his surfboard and hit the ocean floor head first.  According to his aunt, Ruthie Harrison, Carr almost drowned and was rushed to Jersey Shore University Medical Center.

“He is paralyzed from the waist down due to a spinal injury and on a ventilator,” Harrison said.  “Aaron loved to surf, ski, snowboard and he is the kindest young man I’ve ever met. He would do anything to help anyone. He will be in Jersey Shore for about a month followed by months of rehab. Our family needs prayers and a miracle to make him walk again. His home will need to be retrofitted big time to accomodate his needs.”

“He will also need equipment and help with co-pays,” she said. “If you can contribute anythiing at all to Aaron it would be most appreciated. Thank you for your consideration.”

A Facebook fundraiser has been set up here.





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