ART FOR THE HEARTíS ROVING REPORTER
Smith, a recovered run-away,
has redefined herself many times
through the course of her life.
Raised during the tumultuous Vietnam
era, Laura started her adult life at
the tender age of sixteen.
she puts it: I ran away to be a
Today, having triumphed over every
adversity that she encountered, Laura
is a vivacious Life lover who
is quick to laugh and give you a big
hug. She is an extremely creative
human being who especially enjoys
expressing herself on a canvas or with
the written word.
Lauraís quick mind and sense of
adventure have enabled her to engage
in many non-traditional endeavors.
Her technical abilities are so finely
honed that at one time she was able
to turn wrenches for a living.
Her varied background also includes
teaching, drafting, house painting,
and customer service.
Currently Laura is working on several
writing projects as she travels the
country behind the wheel of a tractor
trailer. She lives near Atlanta,
Georgia with her husband and extended