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Soul surfer: a true story of faith, family, and fighting to get back on the board

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She lost her arm in a shark attack and nearly died, but she never lost her faith. Now a major motion picture,  Soul Surfer  is the moving story of Bethany Hamilton's triumphant return to competitive surfing and has continued to be a beacon of inspiration to all who hear it. They say Bethany Hamilton has saltwater in her veins. How else could one explain the passion that drives her to surf? Or that nothing--not even the loss of her arm--could come between her and the waves? That Halloween morning in Kauai, Hawaii, Bethany responded to the shark's stealth attack with the calm of a teenage girl with God on her side, resolutely pushing aside her pain and panic while being rescued and brought back to shore. "When can I surf again?" was the first thing Bethany asked after her emergency surgery, leaving no doubt that her spirit and determination were part of a greater story--a tale of personal empowerment and spiritual grit that shows the body is no more essential to surfing, perhaps even less so, than the soul.

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Grouped Work ID 57623221-dfca-fabd-0f5a-84f8747a07aa
Full title soul surfer a true story of faith family and fighting to get back on the board
Author hamilton bethany
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-27 06:26:03AM
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title_display Soul surfer : a true story of faith, family, and fighting to get back on the board
title_full Soul Surfer A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board, Soul surfer : a true story of faith, family, and fighting to get back on the board / Bethany Hamilton with Sheryl Berk and Rick Bundschuh, Soul surfer : a true story of faith, family, and fighting to get back on the board [electronic resource] Hamilton, Bethany.
title_short Soul surfer :
title_sub a true story of faith, family, and fighting to get back on the board
topic_facet Accidents and injuries, Amputees, Animal attacks, Biography & Autobiography, Hamilton, Bethany, Personal narratives, Rehabilitation, Religion & Spirituality, Shark attacks, Shark attacks z Hawaii, Sports & Recreations, Sports injuries, Surfers, Surfing, Survival, Teenage girls, Teenagers, Women, Wounds and injuries, Young Adult Nonfiction