Kristoffer Polaha has a scar on the left side of his face. In the late 1990s, he faced a near-death experience, an explosion in which he suffered many face injuries. The incident even made him believe in Christianity again.
Kristoffer Polaha is an American actor and author who is known for his starring roles on television as Jason Matthews in North Shore. Recently, he has been in the news after he opened up about his faith in Christ.
Recently, during an interview, Kristoffer talked about his journey to Christianity and said that he researched the world's faiths and spent six years in a spiritual wilderness. Until God caught his attention through a woman who is now his wife. He also mentioned that during the end of his teenage years, he took a break from praying for six months, and that six-month sojourn turned into six years.
On the other hand, many people have also been interested to know about the previous incident which left him with a permanent scar on his face as well as made him believe in Christianity. Well, let's discuss it in detail.
Unravel the Story Behind Kristoffer Polaha’s Scar on His Face!
Kristoffer Polaha (@polahaha) faced a near-death experience—an explosion in 1990 that left a scar on his face. While he and his lady friend were walking in NYC, he experienced the incident. The incident has made him believe in Christianity again after six years, and he is still fully committed to Christianity.
Reading the above paragraphs, you guys might now have the idea that Polaha is now fully committed to Christianity. Some of you might be confused about how a fascinating faith journey is connected to his scar. Well, to clear up people's confusion, we will be giving you all the information you guys might be curious to know about his scar. Firstly, let's know a little more about him.
Kristoffer Polaha got a scar on his face after a near-death experience.
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Kristoffer graduated with a bachelor's degree in arts from the New York University Tisch School of the Arts in 1999. He graduated with good marks, but graduation was not a good experience for him. In the late 1990s, he faced a near-death experience and a miraculous survival that reignited his faith. During a conversation, he explained the situation that happened before the incident and said;
My sophomore year of college I was walking in NYC with a friend of mine ... I was on her right between her and the traffic and, for some reason, I moved and I switched places, And I said to her ... 'I don't know why ... but I feel better on this side of you.
Kristoffer Polaha Previously Explained the Story About a Scar on His Face!
Continuing the conversation, Kristoffer Polaha mentioned how he experienced an explosion while walking down the street, which gave him a scar. He said the grate on the sidewalk blew open; he and his friend were engulfed in a fireball, and the next thing he knew was that he was standing in the first lane of traffic, where he got blood all over my chest.
Kristoffer Polaha's face injury required a plethora of stitches.
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Although during an explosion Kristoffer sustained a face injury that required a plethora of stitches, the stitches have left a scar on the left-hand side. He hasn't talked much about the scar in interviews, but it appears that it hasn't had much of an impact on his career. In 2015, he also posted a picture in a hospital uniform where he had a bandage all over his hands and the left side of his face.