At the tender age of 17, Tina was frightened and pregnant. Feeling abandoned and desperate, she stepped into the clinic to have an abortion. But something unexpected happened . . . something wonderful. Instead of snuffing out the growing life within, the procedure failed. And with defiance and courage, a baby girl made her way into the world. "Gianna" is the incredible true story of one girl's remarkable journey from abortion survivor to steadfast defender and lover of life. This book isn't about issues x2014;it's about a young woman's determination to make the most of her God-given opportunities. In several additional chapters, Gianna Jessen picks up her life story where the book "Gianna" originally left off. She details her incredible experiences since then, including meeting George Bush and Tony Blair and opposing abortion before legislatures across the globe. (Excerpts from some of her addresses are included). She describes her life mission and desire to not live an ordinary life. Some personal achievements are mentioned such as participating in a marathon. She concludes by addressing a series of FAQs. Over 203,000 copies sold in previous editions.