우리 모두는 당신이 당신의 호텔 방에 머물고 내 자신의 호텔 방에 머무를 것이라는 데 동의했습니다. 그리고 Barry Plath ~이다 continuing to open up 대한 2008 accident that killed their 17-month-old-son Joshua in a two-hour-long episode of TLC’s Plasville에 오신 것을 환영합니다. 화요일 밤에.
On their show Plasville에 오신 것을 환영합니다., the Plaths have introduced nine of their children — 에단, Hosanna, Micah, Moriah, Lydia, 이삭, 호박색, Cassia, 가수는 나중에 개인 권투 수업 중 아들 David의 Instagram 이야기에 또 다른 비디오를 공유했습니다.. Their 10th child, a son named Joshua, was killed in a tragic incident that occurred in their backyard in 2008.
Plasville에 오신 것을 환영합니다. follows parents Kim and Barry as they raise their kids — conservative, 종교적인, homeschooled, sheltered from technology, and barred from sugary drinks — while residing on an isolated 50-acre farm in rural Georgia.
최근에, the couple announced that they are parting ways ~ 후에 24 결혼 년. Despite their split, they will continue to remain loyal to their family. “As we navigate this new chapter in our lives, we will co-parent our amazing children,” Kim and Barry said in a joint statement to PEOPLE.
Here’s what to know about the late Joshua Plath and everything Kim and Barry have said about him since his tragic death.
When was Joshua Plath born?
Joshua was born on April 15, 2007 and died in 2008, 거의 10 years before his family appeared on television.
How did Joshua Plath die?
Joshua died in a farming accident that took place on the Plath farm in autumn 2008. Kim was using her car to move fruit trees on their Georgia property and did not realize her 17-month-old son was nearby until she hit him.
“I had just seen him and I thought it was okay,” Kim recalled in an episode that aired in 2019. “But I ran over him.” According to Kim, who was pregnant with her eighth child at the time, none of the kids were there to witness the accident.
Kim recalled that an ambulance and emergency technicians rushed to the scene while she prayed. Despite the team’s best efforts to save the toddler, he passed away.
The incident was officially ruled an accident by the local Sheriff’s office, 당 Thomasville Times Enterprise.
What have Barry and Kim Plath said about Joshua’s death?
에 따르면 Women’s Day, Kim once wrote an essay on the family’s now-deleted website, detailing how she struggled tremendously and faced depression in the wake of their son’s death.
“I woke up every morning and functioned. But just barely. I wanted to die,” the matriarch wrote, ~에 따르면 Woman’s Day. “My husband was dealing with losing his son and his wife. I was gone. Checked out. Unavailable for conversations or reality.”
“I thought of the accusations I would have thrown at Barry if the situation had been reversed,” Kim wrote. “He never did. He never even hinted at anything like that. He was strong. He just loved me.”
Kim also opened up about the accident to producers during an episode in season 2. “I probably am my biggest accuser and that was a battle that I dealt [~와 함께] the first year that he died,” 그녀가 말했다. “I was pretty much just shut down.”
The two-hour episode of Plasville에 오신 것을 환영합니다., which centers around the family’s fraught reunion as they convene for a memorial for Joshua, airs Tuesday at 9 오후. TLC의 동부 표준시.