FAST community rallying around 11-year-old Carter Ciemania after head injury

In April, 11-year-old Carter Ciemania was involved in an accident that left him with a traumatic head injury. Ciemania, a member of the Fairmont Area Swim Team, is still in and out of hospitals dealing with the fallout from the injury, but his swimming community has come together along with Carter’s family and friends to support Carter and his family.

Carter’s father Ian put together the video above to thank everyone involved in the outpouring of support, and Carter’s FAST community sent the video to us to share. Ian says he appreciates everyone who has kept Carter in their prayers since the accident.

The family appears to be giving some updates on the Mushin Do Karate Facebook page here, if you would like to keep tabs on Carter’s progress or offer words of support.

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Charlsie Santana deValdez
6 years ago

Mis oraciones están con su familia y oremos para su pronta recuperación

Pat Snively
6 years ago

The Ciemanias are a strong, close-knit family that are part of our FAST swimming family in Fairmont, West Virginia. Please join us in praying that this incredible young man continue to make improvements each day and that he will continue to fight.

Alice Robinson
6 years ago

Carter’s parents have asked that anyone that believes in miracles, please pray that their son continues to grow in strength and awareness. They truly appreciate your support and kindness.

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Jared Anderson swam for nearly twenty years. Then, Jared Anderson stopped swimming and started writing about swimming. He's not sick of swimming yet. Swimming might be sick of him, though. Jared was a YMCA and high school swimmer in northern Minnesota, and spent his college years swimming breaststroke and occasionally pretending …

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