Scruggs' Mother: Prayer for Miracle Comes True

Lauren Scruggs receives a prosthetic eye

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    Lauren Scruggs was severely injured when she walked into a plane propeller after an aerial tour of Christmas lights.

    The local blogger severely injured after walking into a plane propeller is improving, her mother said Friday.

    Lauren Scruggs, editor of, lost her left hand and sustained a brain injury in the accident earlier this month.

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    The Love for Lauren Scruggs Rally will be held Saturday at the Shops at Legacy North. (Published Friday, Dec. 9, 2011)

    "By the grace of our Lord Jesus, Lauren is recovering remarkably well, given the circumstances," said her mother, Cheryl Scruggs. "The doctors are very pleased with her progress."

    She went on to say that Lauren Scruggs' left eye was removed Wednesday, and the 23-year-old from Plano received a prosthetic.

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    Lauren Scruggs continues to improve. (Published Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011)

    "We have been praying for a miracle," her mother said. "The miracle that Jesus gave us is a prosthesis. Lauren is a fighter and will overcome what lies ahead.

    Carter Bloodcare is hosting a blood drive in Lauren's honor on Sunday:

    Lifetime Fitness
    7100 Preston Road in Plano
    Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011
    9 a.m. to 1 p.m.