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Let Your Light Shine

When I read this article, I new I had to share it today. This woman is such an inspiration. I just had to share her story with all of you. I thank Raili at Soul Gifts for sharing this beautiful story.

soulgifts - Telling Tales

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We’re celebrating women.  This month whole month is dedicated to us girls.

I thought I’d share with you one of the most inspiring stories I have come across. A story about survival against all odds. Not just survival – this is one kick ass awesome woman.

Meet Turia Pitt. In 2011 she was trapped in a grass fire while competing in a 100km ultramarathon. Her life was going pretty well until then. Model, fitness fanatic, mining engineer – it all came to a screeching halt. Full thickness burns to 65% of her body landed her in hospital barely alive.

She lost seven fingers, spent an agonising six months in hospital, underwent 200 operations, spent two years in recovery. Against all odds she survived. Not just survived – she has gone on to make a whole new life for herself that has literally launched her into a whole…

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About Tamara Hoerner (1215 Articles)
Welcome to The Purple Almond! My name is Tamara Hoerner. I am a student at Hawthorn University working toward a Master of Science in Health and Nutrition Education. For me, the name Purple Almond symbolizes “Good, nutritious, whole food bringing light and life to the body, awakening the inherent healing mechanisms within.” I'm all about getting back to the basics, good old fashioned traditional organic, whole food, the kind your great-grandmother used to eat. You'll find no processed foods here. Just good food to heal your whole body. I also believe a healthy body isn't just about food. Stress plays a large part in the physical health of our body. I, therefore, believe in using anything that relieves stress and heals the body, including: mediation, yoga, music, laughter, inspiration and helping others. You'll find all these included in my blog as well.

2 Comments on Let Your Light Shine

  1. wow, what Strength and courage

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