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´Today was the most beautiful,
wonderful day of my life! :
Pro-surfer who lost her arm in
shark attack marries Christian minister

Daily Mail [U.K.], by Margot Peppers and James Nye

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Posted By:PageTurner, 8/19/2013 7:15:09 PM

Bethany Hamilton, 23, the surfer who lost her left arm in a tiger shark attack in the waters of Hawaii in 2003 has got married to her Christian youth minister fiánce Adam Dirks on the island of Kauai. The pro-surfer tied the knot in a snall and intimate ceremony on Saturday and confirmed her happy news via Twitter saying, ´Today was the most beautiful, wonderful day of my life! God is more than good. Excited to live life with my husband Adam Dirks.´ The couple met on the beach in the spring of 2012 and their engagement was announced in April. The

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Such a nice girl. I hope she has a happy life.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird, 8/19/2013 7:32:46 PM     (No. 9481672)

What a truly beautiful young woman - and a beautiful couple!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 8/19/2013 7:47:47 PM     (No. 9481683)

God richly bless their future.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: killerbee, 8/19/2013 7:57:33 PM     (No. 9481695)

The movie of her book -- "Soul Surfer" -- is very well done. If you rent it, make sure you´re well stocked with tissues!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: cjjeepercreeper, 8/19/2013 8:16:06 PM     (No. 9481716)

What a beautiful and wonderful story!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: kono, 8/19/2013 9:18:36 PM     (No. 9481784)

Neat story. Thanks for posting it here.

But while reading this it struck me that if a school textbook in CA wanted to include this story (as an example of people looking on the bright side of life after setbacks, for instance), atate regulations would require the publisher to include at least one comparably-positive story featuring a gay couple, at least one featuring a lesbian couple, and maybe even one featuring a complex ´transgender´ couple somewhere in the same textbook.

And even if the publisher complied with that, the book could still be rejected for using an example that spotlights a Christian minister -- separation of church and state, you know.

Just wanted to remind people in other parts of the country to thank God every day for the ways their home state isn´t like this state...

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