David Martinez is a Gwinnett County police officer whose wife is fighting Necrotizing Fasciitis, also known as, flesh eating bacteria. Through her battle she has had both feet and right hand amputated. While the community has been an incredible support the Martinez family attributes their strength to God.
David Martinez knows his wife, Cindy, has a tough road ahead. He says that they’re not looking back and are humbled by the support they’ve received. In the future David plans to tell his 5-year-old boy and 2-year-old girl what happened to their mother’s limbs.
At the end of the interview David says something that completely floored everyone,
“Why does this happen to good people? That’s not necessarily the question I believe you should ask. I believe you should say, ‘Well, this happened, what are you doing with your life now’? I truly believe that Cindy is miracle to be here today, and I’ve laid my faith in God’s hands, and whatever happens, we’re going to make the best of it….”