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Nine year old Khye Felder survived a lightning strike on June 25th. Now he's sharing his amazing story.

"Last thing I remember is waking up in a hospital. That's it." Khye said.

Khye Felder's family was on the football field at Johnson C Smith University when lightning struck him. All his clothes and even his shoes were burnt off his body. Khye didn't breathe for 15 minutes.

"Me and Khye were practicing our javelin and Bryce was practicing," Khye's sister Joy said. "There was no warning. It just happened."

Joy and her friend called 911.

Since his time in the hospital, he's made a miraculous recovery.

His mom said, "He went from not walking...Leaving the hospital in a wheel chair, to now running around, bouncing around."

Now Khye will be able to talk about his near death experience for the rest of his life.

"A lot of times we see these amazing stories on the news and shows," Khye's dad explained. "You see them, but you don't have an appreciation for them. Now we understand these miracles do happen. Our family has experienced it personally."

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