3 Imagine being 15 years old... and having to learn how to walk, talk and eat all over again. That's the reality for Heather Barnes - who was hit by a car while walking from Orange Park High School in October of 2012. She was left in a coma for months... and is now home... where she receives almost round-the-clock care. But that care is costly - and her older sister has now started a fundraiser to help offset Heather's medical expenses. Channel 4's Adrienne Moore spoke with Jessica Barnes... and joins us LIVE with her online effort....Adrienne? 3 3 3 Jessica says her sister, Heather is her best friend - and wants to do everything she can to help her on her road to recovery.Her main focus right now is getting her in rehab. But that dream can only become a reality... with some outside help. 3 STORYTELLERááá 19-24 56:35-39 THE SIGNS OF IMPROVEMENT... ARE EVERYWHERE...Jessica Barnes/Heather's Sister 01:47-49 FROM A SMALL GESTURE... TO THE WELL WISHES THAT COVER EVERY INCH OF HER HER ROOM... THE RECOVERY OF 15-YEAR-OLD HEATHER BARNES...IS NOTHING SHORT OF A MIRACLE.Jessica Barnes/Heather's Sister 54:54- 55:01 A LONG TIME... BECAUSE SHE WAS HIT BY A CAR ... WHILE JAYWALKING ACROSS KINGSLEY AVENUE ... AS SHE WAS LEAVING ORANGE PARK HIGH SCHOOL WITH A GROUP OF FRIENDS BACK IN OCTOBER OF 2012. 14 AT THE TIME - HER SKULL CRACKED IN 7 PLACES .... CAUSING SEVERE BRAIN DAMAGE. IT'S LED TO COUNTLESS SURGERIES ... THERAPY... AND PRAYERS.. IN ORDER TO GET BACK HOME.Jessica Barnes/Heather's Sister 58:06-22 THE GOAL NOW - IS TO GET HEATHER REGULAR REHAB SESSIONS... SESSIONS THAT ARE COSTLY FOR JESSICA'S SINGLE FATHER. IN AN EFFORT TO HELP - SHE'S STARTED A FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN ONLINE...THROUGH GO- FUND-ME.Jessica Barnes/Heather's Sister 14:00:49- 55 A LITTLE SOMETHING... SHE HOPES ... WILL MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE. Jessica Barnes/Heather's Sister 57:49-56 Jessica says her family would like to send her to Brooks for treatment - where they can help Heather learn how to walk, talk and eat on her own again.Doctors say there's a good chance she'll be able to regain her communication skills ... but it could take quite some time. AM, CH. 4, TLS.