Former Model Hit by Propeller Looks Into Mirror

Lauren Scrugg was getting off a plane when she walked into a spinning propeller.
1:50 | 12/09/11

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-- have more encouraging news this morning about -- -- she is as you may know the former model recovering from the freak accident with a plane propeller. -- -- -- -- told us about her first steps yesterday and he's back today with another milestone on her road to recovery. Nearly a week after the horrific accident. Lauren Scruggs parents came before the cameras to save her beautiful face may be covered in bandages and stitches but they can look pass that. And apparently so can -- She looked at herself for the first time today you can hear that was being and she looked and said. -- not that men who. The 23 year old model doesn't remember what happened Saturday night. What an airplane propeller sliced into -- face and shoulder and cut off her left hand. She's already been moved out of intensive care and his walking and talking. Lauren is a little fire. And so that physical therapist is a huge -- be easier regulates and time winner and she does well. She has a lot of fighting ahead she's in tremendous pain and doctors say she still may lose her left die. They also aren't sure how much of her brain may have been damaged. But her parents say she still has her smile. And -- war. She's got her -- back. Her personality that so we're so grateful and thankful for all that. They are also grateful for the outpouring of support. The young online fashion editors web site has received emails from around the world. And she really shouldn't be alive so we feel blessed -- that and although she has some challenges ahead and we need to. It's. We're lucky however. -- young model who may have lost her looks but certainly not her spirit. For Good Morning America Ryan Owens ABC news Dallas.

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