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Pretty Girl Blues

An autobiography of a childhood cancer survivor.


Title Pretty Girl Blues
Author Jearlean Taylor
Page Count 90


Publish Date July 20, 2013
Publisher PGB Publishing

Jearlean Taylor was born and raised in Southwest Baltimore, growing up in a happy home with her parents and five siblings. At two and a half years old, she was diagnosed with Rhabdomysarcoma, a rare vaginal cancer that nearly took her life, but having permanent urostomy and colostomy surgery saved her young life. Jearlean's life has been a journey of unexpected challenges. She would question, "Why did I have to go through this?" and never imagined struggling with low self-esteem, shame, and insecurity would lead to becoming a fashion model in her teens. Journaling her struggles would be a source of internal healing, which then became a book. The adversities Jearlean overcame allowed her to inspire, encourage, and share her testimony around the world.