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To having him back more more people are seen it happen to them and this week we're bringing you their stories today the story of young Colton Brcko.
He says he went to heaven at the age of four during a life saving surgery.
It was there that he met.
For the first time his great grandfather and sister he never knew existed.
He and his father Todd wrote the best selling book heaven is for real as well as a daily devotional.
Have -- changes everything in and join us live in New York -- who weren't you have this you're at the -- -- this back when the book first came out and down you know.
It's been at the top the New York Times a best seller list for over a year.
How has your life changed since you told the world that you went to -- -- Well my schedule husband a lot more crowd and -- bad.
And and the way it all got started was back in 2002.
You guys weren't family vacation they misdiagnosed fewer -- thought you had the flu.
Had it turns out your appendix for -- and you were on the operating table.
And that's when you say what happened.
Will during the first operation.
That's when I got my trip to have been.
And that's what the books about what heaven is like -- Well.
Heaven is for real it talks about what my parents were going through and how they figured out about my story.
But we in the kid's book that talks about.
It focuses mainly on my experience in -- capture let's talk a little bit about what you saw you saw Jesus didn't.
Yes I didn't what's -- like.
You know you have a best friend.
And you love to be around them Jesus is a lot like that because you want to be within and you don't want -- -- In addition to that youth saw a great grandfather.
You never met before had died thirty years earlier -- And in heaven is everybody.
At the hit it at what ages everybody at a younger they old.
Well if you.
Leave earth as in all -- old woman and then you appear in have been at in your young body like.
Late twenties early thirties so -- be young and haven't.
But if -- kid blows if they died younger they were miscarriage.
Actually do aging -- until they get to that ancient.
-- -- one of the things that you know when he woke up and he started telling you this story and I'm sure the first thing you thought was well it was some sort of a dreamer fantasy.
But there was one part where he talked about.
A sister he had never met -- you never told him about.
-- you know he was only three years old and ten months in that first surgery she never talked to kids that young about babies dying and their mommy -- I remember when he came in -- front room set I had two sisters and we didn't know what he was -- and he said belonging had a baby -- Tommy did chip and -- -- And when he talks about her -- -- -- Cheney described her and and tell us what she looks like but he she knows us and she sees us and.
And she couldn't wait for him to get to heaven and she was -- the gates meeting him when he got there why do you think -- you got to go to heaven and then come back.
-- I don't know why god chose me and I'm still trying to figure out why he chose our family but.
Now that we've been doing all this.
I'm still launcher -- Sure and -- when you you travel across the country told the story and what's the what's the one thing that people take away from I mean is very uplifting it's very yeah affirming to know there is a heaven if you've you've seen it.
With your own.
It such incidents.
I think you people need hope and in the hope that god can really fix things in the end I think everyone goes some terrible things done here terrible questions.
Terrible loss in the know that.
Not only God's word is true but here's a little child for -- That can sit there and say I saw this I think most people -- -- child as a witness is probably your most honest and -- reliable.
And the big development is it's -- movie.
It's going to be -- -- they started shooting just this Tuesday of this week and hopefully by Easter of this next year there.
Sony's gonna produce a movie based on him -- for -- fantastic and they they did nationwide search and found somebody who looked a lot like you didn't.
Well they had to do and they -- -- -- the US but they also went into -- well they're very good.
Well would look for the movie and it's coming out when.
Eastern next year 2014 fantastic Fareed Todd and col -- Pope author of heaven it's for real we thank you very much for thank you for having us.
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