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T.D Jakes' daughter discusses getting pregnant at thirteen in her new book

T.D. Jakes and daughter Sarah Jakes
T.D. Jakes and daughter Sarah Jakes
T.D. Jakes and daughter Sarah Jakes

Growing up the daughter as one of the most well known mega-church pastors was hard. But getting pregnant at 13 as a high profile preacher's kid can make life unbearable. Sarah Jakes, the daughter of Bishop T.D. Jakes, discusses in her new book "Lost and Found: Finding Hope in the Detours of Life," her life as a teen parent and a recent failed marriage.

Book Description

She was shunned at school, gossiped about at church. And a few years later, when a fairy-tale marriage ended in a spiral of hurt and rejection, she could have let her pain dictate her future.

Instead, she found herself surrounded by a God she'd given up on, crashing headlong with Him into a destiny she'd never dreamed of. Sarah's captivating story, unflinchingly honest and deeply vulnerable, is a vivid reminder that God can turn even the deepest pain into His perfection.

The inspirational book has been described as a very honest view of young Jakes' life. Many fans of the new book have already taken to social media with reviews.

‏@kaylaantaehair tweeted
I've been hearing great things about #lostandfound by @SarahDJakes getting my copy later I'm sure I'll be able to relate!! So stoked!

‏@ZakiyaLarry wrote
#Lost&Found on shelves April 1. AMAZING, transparent story from a woman who is the same. So proud of her.

Sarah Jakes divorced NFL linebacker Robert Henson after a fairy-tale wedding. Despite the hurt she says she still "believes in love."

Call me naïve, call me young, call me what you want… I believe in love. I look at my children and know that I would lay my life down to save theirs… without hesitation… without a second thought. I believe in love that doesn’t ignore wrongs, but pushes past it to find the right. I have known love that stands as a wall around me in the face of adversity, protecting me from a harsh world. I have seen love that silences personal thoughts and opinions, to spare pain from the one they love. I have witnessed love that casts the perfect shadow in the scorching heat of heartbreak. I believe in that giddy, conquers all, we can take on the world love…

"Lost and Found: Finding Hope in the Detours of Life" will be available in bookstores April 1.

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