Still Lolo Hardback

A Spinning Propeller, a Horrific Accident, and a Family's Journey of Hope

by Lauren Scruggs;


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Still Lolo

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Still Lolo draws you into the experiences, heartaches and triumphs since December 2011 when Lauren 'Lolo' Scruggs, a 23 year old fashion journalist, suffered a sudden injury that made headlines around the world. She had been on a short flight to look at Christmas lights, and upon exiting the small plane, was hit by the still moving propeller blade.

Told in full this story will resonate with those whose concern with their own body image damages their relationships with others, and reassures that they are loved and valued for who they are, not how they look.

Reasons to buy read or give 'Still Lolo'

•    True story of overcoming disfigurement and restoring self confidence
•    Real life account that helps teens struggling with body image insecurity
•    Learn how love, faith and acceptance brings peace and comfort
•    Find how strong and supportive families are crucial to recovery
•    Gives encouragement to both injured and families on the road to recovery
•    Faces up to difficult question of God and pain, suffering and healing

Details of 'Still Lolo'

Lolo - Lauren “Lolo” Scruggs, Plano fashion blogger and model was accidentally struck by a plane propeller and lost an eye and a hand. A frantic 911 call, several major surgeries, and thousands of prayers later, Lauren lived. But she lost her left hand and left eye. And she had to face some incredibly difficult questions: What kind of future will I have? Where is God in this pain? Will anyone ever be able to love me now?

In 'Still Lolo', Lauren speaks out for the first time since her accident. She and her family reveal what really happened that night, what Lauren's life is like today, what got them through their journey toward healing, and how they conquered all odds to persevere as a family.

This is a compelling and fiercely beautiful story of faith, determination and staying true to who you are - no matter what. A welcome and uplifting gift, prize or award for young women and teenage girls.

Still Lolo by Lauren Scruggs was published by Tyndale House in November 2012 and is our 18835th best seller. The ISBN for Still Lolo is 9781414376691.

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Publisher's Description

In December 2011, Lauren (ďLoLoĒ) Scruggs, a 23-year-old fashion journalist, suffered a sudden injury that made headlines around the world. She had been on a short flight to look at Christmas lights and, upon exiting the small plane, was hit by the still-moving propeller blade. A frantic 911 call, several major surgeries, and thousands of prayers later: Lauren lived.

But she lost her left hand and left eye. And she had to face some incredibly difficult questions: What kind of future will I have? Where is God in all this pain? Will anyone ever be able to love me now? In Still LoLo, Lauren speaks out for the first time since her accident. She and her family reveal what really happened that night, what Laurenís life is like today, what got them through their journey toward healing, and how they conquered all odds to persevere as a family.

Itís a compelling and fiercely beautiful story of faith, determination, and staying true to who you areóno matter what.

Contents

Foreword: Bethany Hamilton
Overture
An Unmistakable Premonition
Horror
Racing To The Hospital
Life Unexpected
Mimicked
A Jolting Heartache
Bittersweet Years
Her Comes The Sun
Discovery
The Beginning Of A Calling
New York City
Gossip Girl
Strange Black Cloud
Forbidden Fruit
A Massage I Needed To Hear
Reconciled
The Start Of Something Wonderful
Lolo Magazine
A Painful Journey Back
The Next Twenty-Four Hours
Flickers Of Recognition
The End Of Week One
The End Of Week Two
Christmas
Heavy Weather
Hope Disguised Dana’s Picnic
Vacation In The Snow
My New Reality
A Big Misunderstanding
Restoration
Giving Thanks
Epilogue
Acknowledgements
Endnotes
About The Look Book
About The Authors And Collaborative Writer

Endorsements

“Still Lolo” is a compelling and fiercely beautiful story of faith, determination, and staying true to oneself – regardless of circumstances and no matter what. The book will specifically be written for women and teen girls who have struggled with body image and insecurity as Lauren honestly shares her realized struggles related to idols, beauty, love and acceptance and how she found peace and comfort through her spiritual beliefs.” - By Dan Wooding, Founder of ASSIST Ministries.

“I first got to know Lauren after hearing about her accident and discovering she was following me on Twitter. I sent her a tweet, and we have been in touch ever since. Now the tables have turned, and I am the one following Lauren in life . . . a life that is just getting started. Her story teaches us all that there are no accidents in life. Lauren reminds us that God has a master plan for each and every one of us, and hers is to use her voice and her remarkable story to inspire and help others. Still LoLo is a beautiful read that helps us remember that sometimes what feels like the end is really just the beginning.” - Giuliana Rancic, Anchor, E! News.

"You definitely feel that Lauren has a "young" or immature voice -- there is a lot of description about people's looks, dress, etc., but she also recognizes in the end that outward appearance was something she placed too much value on. She doesn't try to make herself out to be perfect, and she lets the reader in on the struggles she endured, including lashing out at her parents during her darker times. I read this in about a day and I enjoyed it more than I expected to. There is even a good description of the accident and how it could have happened to anyone, for those who still think Lauren was just a dumb blonde who should have missed the spinning propeller." - Other retailer's reader review.

Still Lolo as a discussion starter

'Still Lolo' includes a discussion guide featuring 20 thought provoking and relevant questions for young women and girls, such as:

Before reading this book, what were yo ur thoughts about the fashion industry?

Did your opinion change at all as you saw it through  Lauren’s eyes?

What are some of your own passions that allow you to use your gifts in unique, creative ways?

What do you think is the true meaning of beauty?

Lauren encourages us all to “live out loud.” What does that phrase mean to you?

In what ways might you live it out in your own family, in your career, and in your relationship with God?

Specifications

Details for Still Lolo

Page last updated 11th February 2013
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherTyndale House (November 2012)
Weight540g
Number of Pages248
Thickness28 mm
Height229 mm
Width157 mm
ISBN9781414376691
ISBN-101414376693
Product Code4044476
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