Alive Because Of My Fighting Spirit

  • PublishedSeptember 6, 2011

A car accident left lawyer Jesse Kariuki on the verge of death with bones in his limbs shattered, but with help from family and doctors, a steely determination to live paid off when he started walking and working again. He told his story to MWAURA MUIGANA

For 40-year-old lawyer Jesse Kariuki and his family, the events of the festive season of 2008 unfolded like a horror movie. It started on Wednesday, December 12, 2008 when Jesse of Thika-based Jesse Kariuki and Company Advocates and his children – Tracy Wangui and Trevor Kariuki, then 10 and four respectively, got into their Toyota Rav 4 car to drive to their Kieni West rural home in Nyeri County for Jamhuri Day celebrations. Subscribe here for more.

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