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Nika Maples

2007 Texas Secondary Teacher of the Year, author, and stroke survivor

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Dallas, TX, US
About Nika Maples

Nika Maples, a native Texan, never thought she would become a teacher. By her sophomore year in college God revealed other plans

In 1994, a lupus-induced stroke left Nika quadriplegic. She could not speak, swallow, or blink. In intensive care, she listened as physicians warned her family that she had as little as 48 hours to live. If she lived at all, they said, she could be expected to remain unresponsive. She had lost all functionality and had no hope of recovery, so doctors suggested ...

All that I can say is that Nika blew us away! I have helped with this conference for 7 years. We have had over 25 speakers. Nika is the first to have an OVERWHELMING STANDING OVATION.

Treva Brensing - Women Walking with God Conference (Wichita, KS)

Nika rocked the house at our Celebration Dinner! Her moving testimony, humor, and sincerity made a lasting impression on everyone.

Craig Smith - Fort Worth Christian School, Texas

Every life is a story, but some lives are must-reads. Nika's life is just such a story. Her difficult, challenging, transforming journey inspires me to make my life a better story as well.

Rick Atchley - Minister of the Word, The Hills Church

Nika is a master storyteller. I was completely drawn into the grief, the emotion, and the triumph of her story and was reminded of the Author and Perfector of our faith. I was not ready for this book to end.

Brandon Scott Thomas - Producer and Worship Leader, the ZOE Group

...an amazing telling of God's grace in the midst of trials.

Rob Thomas, Owner - Igniter Media
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