Raising a Soul Surfer: One Family's Epic Tale

Raising a Soul Surfer: One Family's Epic Tale

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Overview

Bethany Hamilton's incredible story of surviving and thriving in the wake of a shark attack, told in her bestselling autobiography Soul Surfer, has sold more than 1.5 million copies. Yet her family's adventures started long before Bethany lost her arm and became a pro surfer. Now Cheri Hamilton, Bethany's mom, tells the inspiring story of the Hamilton Family.

Raising a Soul Surfer invites readers to journey with the Hamiltons to the lush islands of Hawaii, to experience a worldwide news event, Bethany's shark attack, from her parents' point of view. Witness the many small steps of faith and how God stepped in and gave them a higher purpose.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441225214
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 07/04/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Cheri Hamilton was 27 when she first met Christ in between surf sessions. At the time she was completely obsessed with surfing. In 1975, she met and married Tom. Together they raised their three kids Noah, Tim and Bethany, and taught them how to surf.

Rick Bundshuh is a pastor, veteran youth worker, writer, speaker, and published cartoonist. He serves as a teaching pastor at Kauai Christian Fellowship. He worked with Bethany Hamilton on her bestselling Soul Surfer book. He lives with his beautiful wife, Lauren, their kids, weenie dog, and a quiver of surfboards. Rick is also the author of Deep Like Me.

Table of Contents

Foreword 9

Introduction 13

1 Hollywood Comes to Paradise 17

2 Jersey Boy 37

3 Ticket to 'Nam 47

4 Destiny 57

5 Hawaii Bound 73

6 Captured by Christ 87

7 Raising Christian Kids on Kauai 101

8 Hopes, Dreams and Hurricanes 121

9 In the Shadow of Death 137

10 The Shark with a Ragged Fin 153

11 Fearless Passion 159

12 A Surfer Girl Who Loves God 175

13 Keeping It Real 189

Epilogue: Surfing His Waves 199

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