On July 20th, 2011 , Michael Placek, suffered an anoxic brain injury at the age of 30. This injury led to a life that was drastically changed for himself and his family, which included his 27 year old wife, Autumn, a 16 month old daughter, Analeigh, and a six week old son, Ryan. Prior to Michael's injury he was a mechanical engineer. He worked as a Senior Applications Engineer at ABB Inc in New Berlin, WI. According to the doctors, short of God's healing power, there will not be any improvement. Michael now lives with many disabilities, and continues to digress and lose weight due to this tragic event.