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Prayers for former Dare County Schools teacher

Prayers for former Dare County Schools teacher




My son Collin's college advisor and mentor, Dr. Laura Johnson Hummell, was hit by a car on her walk home from work on Monday in Harrisburg, Pa. The driver fled the scene. She is in critical condition and is in need of many prayers. I met Dr. Hummell (Laura) when she came to the funeral home with Collin to pay her respects to my mom, someone she only knew from conversations with Collin. Laura and I talked for a while at the funeral home and later became Facebook friends. I learned from Laura that she is an OBXer and former school teacher for Dare County Schools. She lived in Manteo where she taught computer science and technology education at the Manteo Middle School. She is an extraordinary woman and advocate of education who is loved by so many across the country. Please pray for her and for her family.
One of her favorite quotes:
"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire." - William Butler Yeats




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Prayers!


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She is in my prayers.


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My family's prayers are with her


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Thank you for the prayers.



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She was my sixth grade English teacher at Manteo Middle (1996). I believe she transferred to the technology department a year or two after. This was awful to hear about...prayers for her!


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I am so sorry to have to say that Dr. Laura J Hummell did not recover. My heart and my son's are broken. What a senseless tragedy to lose someone that has been so special and has touched so many lives. I want to thank each and every one of you who took the time to pray for her and her family. Let us continue to hold her family, friends, and all who knew & loved her in our hearts and in our prayers. She will be greatly missed.

This is the latest update from her husband,

Dec 3, 2018
Journal entry by Jeffrey Hummell sr -

With great sadness I have the latest update. After days of test Laura's brain scans have come back the same. They show no brain activity. Her body is living on with a little help. Our children and I have decided to fulfill her final wishes through the gift of life. Laura has always been a giving selfless person she has always been a supporter of the organ donation program. The hospital and I are going through the process of helping Laura help the last few people she can. I feel blessed to have been a part of this wonderful woman's life for the last twenty eight years. I wish I could deliver this news in person to each and every one of the people she has touched in some way. Her smile zest for life and learning will live on in our hearts. I want to thank all of you for the kind words, support. and prayer
- Jeffrey a Hummell Sr.




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Just wondering why I can't find any info on this tragic accident, I live in the Hbg area. Nothing when I search the news links. How generous of her to share her life with others.


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I found mention, very brief on WGAL and ABC27. It would seem they are looking for info to identify vehicle that hit her. Crying smiley


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Thanks judyk, I'll check those sites.


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I found mention, very brief on WGAL and ABC27. It would seem they are looking for info to identify vehicle that hit her. Crying smiley

judyk

https://www.wgal.com/article/pedestrian-left-with-traumatic-injuries-following-hit-and-run-in-harrisburg/25312054


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I'm hoping some of the local OBX news outlets will pick this story up soon. A lot of people down here knew her very well.


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I'm hoping some of the local OBX news outlets will pick this story up soon. A lot of people down here knew her very well.

jsncrso


I was hoping to reach out to anyone here on the OBX Connection that might possibly have known her but didn't know what had happened. My son and I are still in a state of disbelief that she is gone from this world. She was truly a wonderful teacher, college adviser, and mentor to many. She was a remarkable human with a strong zeal for life. She really loved the OBX, especially Manteo!


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She is in my thoughts and prayers.


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Should her family wish to have her obit published the www.islandfreepress.org does not charge to publish obituaries

www.islandfreepress.org


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Thank you JudyK. I'll pass the information on to them.