Why Me Author:Leola Mae Harmon This is the true story of a young American nurse working in Alaska, whose life was changed after her car was smashed by a drunk driver. Nearing death, Leola Mae Harmon was rushed into the emergency room of Elmendorf Air Force Hospital. By coincidence-or fate?-a plastic surgeon who was passing by. Dr. James O. Stallings, saved her life. But wh... more »en she came to, did she want to live? Her most severe injuries were to her once-lovely face, smashed seemingly beyond repair. When she recovered, people could not stop staring at her. Her husband was impotent with her and got a divorce.
In Why Me? Leola Mae Harmon tells how Dr. Stallings took her through more than 40 surgical procedures to restore her face, including things never successfully attempted before, such as the restoration of lips. When his work was complete-and successful, as can be seen by the color portrait of Leola on the Jacket of her book-Dr. Stallings married his patient.« less