By Bethany Hamilton

Honest, occasionally gut-wrenching questions from Bethany Hamilton's fan mail ---paired with inspirational Bible verses and Bethany's personal solutions ---will hold women a long time 8 to 12 turning the pages of this publication.

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A. Well, I don’t go to a school campus. I study right at home, so I don’t have to lug my books around. But if I have lots of stuff to carry, I usually use a backpack and carry it over my shoulders so I have a free hand to carry something else. Q. How do you wear a ski jacket? Can you zip it up? Q. How do you zip up your coat? A. If I had to, I could zip a jacket up on my own, but it takes a long time, and I get frustrated if it is taking too long. So, my mom helps me or other people do. I always go to the mountains with family or friends, never alone.

But if I have lots of stuff to carry, I usually use a backpack and carry it over my shoulders so I have a free hand to carry something else. Q. How do you wear a ski jacket? Can you zip it up? Q. How do you zip up your coat? A. If I had to, I could zip a jacket up on my own, but it takes a long time, and I get frustrated if it is taking too long. So, my mom helps me or other people do. I always go to the mountains with family or friends, never alone. Living in Hawaii, I don’t have to wear a coat or jacket very often.

Their menu doesn’t include people. Sometimes they mistake people for seals or something they do eat. After one bite of a human, a shark usually lets go. Q. Was it your right arm or your left arm? Q. Are you right-handed or left-handed? A. I’m right-handed. I lost my left arm in the attack. Q. Don’t people usually die from a shark attack? A. Not all the time. Most shark-attack victims just need a few stitches. Some people die from blood loss. My blood loss was really bad. I could have died, but God didn’t want me to.

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