Bacon’s Tales of Terror

13 Apr

Oh friends – welcome back to my Bacon’s Tales of Terrors for this month.  This month I’m taking another true story one that you might have heard out of the headlines.  We here at the Hotel Thompson were in awe hearing and seeing it on the news last month and then we found out more information that was just simply astonishing.  So, are you ready for it my friends?


During the mid-part of March last month, Lynn Groesbeck was traveling in her vehicle with her 18 month old baby, Lily.  For some reason, the car went off the road into the freezing river in Spanish Fork, Utah.  The two were trapped in the car for over 14 hours.

A fisherman happen to see the vehicle and called authorities.  When four rescue workers came to the car, they all said they heard a woman yelling for help – a mature older voice.  This voice was so pleading that the workers got into the frigid waters and were able to work harder and flip the car over.  The vehicle had been partially submerged in the freezing water and workers were shocked to see the mother had passed away and had been deceased for hours but the baby was still alive and in her car seat.

Was it adrenaline that helped the workers push the vehicle over?  Was it the pleading voice of Help that gave the four workers the adrenaline they needed to get the car upright? Was it the deceased mother that was still looking over her precious baby?  Where did the voice come from that all four heard?  And let me add that the water was so cold that some of the workers had to be treated for hypothermia.  How did the baby survive the cold for 14 hours?

Baby Lily is recovering in the hospital and family say that she is going to be just fine.  What do you think of this true story?  Did it give you goosebumps like it did us here at the Hotel Thompson?


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22 responses to “Bacon’s Tales of Terror

  1. sunsetdragon

    04/13/2015 at 1:41 am

    yes it did give me goosebumps and made my heart smile. I believe it was the spirit of mama watching over baby and making sure they were found.

    • PigLove

      04/13/2015 at 8:17 am

      I really do too. Every time I read this story or hear anything about it, I get goosebumps and chills. Yep, a pig can get those too 🙂 XOXO – Bacon

  2. easyweimaraner

    04/13/2015 at 4:57 am

    I bet there was something or someone who protected Baby Lily…and I’m glad she survived… but I’m so sorry that she has to grow up now without her mom :o(

    • PigLove

      04/13/2015 at 8:28 am

      I know! That was so sad. But even from beyond, a mother’s love was still alive and watching out for her baby. Such love! I’m sure mom will still be watching over the years. XOXO – Bacon

  3. Deborah Boza Valledor

    04/13/2015 at 6:44 am

    Thank you for sharing this sad but yet uplifting story of Lynn & Lily Groesbeck…someone was surely protecting Lily.

    • PigLove

      04/13/2015 at 8:28 am

      Yes they were. When I first heard about the story, I just had to share. XOXO – Bacon

  4. Fozziemum

    04/13/2015 at 6:45 am

    I did get goosebumps..and I am so glad baby Lily had an angel watching over a mum I know I would sing to the living if I needed to help my children and I was no longer here…I like Easy am very sorry she has no mum to grow up with..but I know now here mum will always be close by..loves Fozziemumxxx

    • PigLove

      04/13/2015 at 8:29 am

      I agree. Baby Lily’s mom will never be too far away from her. My mom said she would do the same thing for us too. XOXO – Bacon

      • Fozziemum

        04/13/2015 at 8:42 am

        Absolutely Bacon…we never ever leave our loved ones and always watch out for them..nice to know we are not alone 🙂 loves Fozziemum xx

  5. Midwestern Plant Girl

    04/13/2015 at 6:48 am

    I did hear about this when it happened. Wow! One lucky kid, well. .. Not so lucky, her mom isn’t here for her. At least in this parallel!

    • PigLove

      04/13/2015 at 8:34 am

      Exactly! But to think her mom was watching over her from beyond to get her help. Shivers! That is awesome. You just know that mom will be with her the rest of her life watching. XOXO – Bacon

  6. Molly The Wally

    04/13/2015 at 10:27 am

    So sad but yes uplifting. Have a marvellous Monday.
    Best wishes Molly

    • PigLove

      04/13/2015 at 12:23 pm

      Thanks my friend – you too 🙂 XOXO – Bacon

  7. speedyrabbit

    04/13/2015 at 11:40 am

    goose bumps here Bacon but of the good kind,xx Speedy

    • PigLove

      04/13/2015 at 12:24 pm

      Most definitely! XOXO – Bacon

  8. Nylabluesmum

    04/13/2015 at 4:07 pm

    Soundss like a Guardian Angel watchin over baby Lily fur sure Unccle Bacon….
    LadyMum sayss she got shiverss just like you said shee wood!
    ***nose bumpss*** neffkitty Siddhartha Henry an LadyMum xxxxx

    • PigLove

      04/14/2015 at 10:17 am

      It was a great story – sad because of the mommy passing but WOW with her watching over baby Lily from beyond. XOXO – Bacon

  9. The Island Cats

    04/13/2015 at 5:59 pm

    We heard this story and find it amazing!

    • PigLove

      04/14/2015 at 10:27 am

      We did too. It was awesome! XOXO – Bacon

  10. gentlestitches

    04/13/2015 at 6:15 pm

    yes it gave me goosebumps. If I were the Mother in that situation I would have continued to call for help for my baby until my baby got help even if I had been called. Great and spooky true story story Bacon. ❤ ❤ ❤

    • PigLove

      04/14/2015 at 10:28 am

      Thanks Auntie Sharon. Mommy said she would have done the same for any of us. A mother’s love *never* dies. This case shows that. XOXO – Bacon

  11. katsrus

    04/13/2015 at 8:47 pm

    It sure did me. Sounds like a miracle for sure.
    Sue B


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