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“TheZipperClub”isthe kindofcomicbookauthor LenWallacewisheshecould havehadasakidgrowingup withacongenitalheartde- fect. Scheduledtobereleased thisfall,Wallace’sbookis basedonCampBrave- Hearts—KosairChildren’s Hospital’scampforkids withheartdefects.Thebook followsagroupofyoung peopleduringaweekof campandintroducesthe readertonewfriendships,a ghoststoryandabudding romance. Wallace,whosegiven nameisSamuelAllenWard III,said“TheZipperClub” isanodtoCampBrave- Hearts,wherehespent about12summersasacoun- selor,planningtalentshows andservingasahumanjun- glegymforyoungcampers. “I’vebeenastoryteller forsomanyyears,”said Wallace,whoalsopenned hisfirstwork,“LoveBuzz,” andhasworkedwith DreamWorksAnimationon the“KungFuPanda”comic books.“Ineverreally thoughtaboutthescopeof myownstory.” Wallace,30,wasborn withaholebetweenhis twoventricles,andbe- causedoctorsweren’table tooperateonnewbornsat thattime,hisheartdevel- opedimproperly,compli- catingbloodflow,hesaid. Hisconditionrequired “veryheavysurgerythat,at thetime,wasveryexperi- mental,”Wallacesaid.“And thelikelihoodofmeeven survivingthesurgeryor survivinglongenoughto havethesurgerywasvery, veryslim.” Wallacesaidhehasbeen toldtimeandagainthatheis possiblytheoldestliving survivorwithhiscondition —endocardiocushionde- ByKirstenClark kclark2@courier-journal.com TheCourier-Journal Newsandinfoonyourcell Gotocourier-journal.com/mobile forcelebritynews,horoscopes andhealth,fitnessorfashiontips. Features KY MONDAY JULY15,2013 D VedaMorgan,Lifestylesmanager |582-4215 THEBUZZ NEWS&NONSENSE Compiledby ChristaRitchie Drinkup BlakeShelton sayshe wishes AdamLevine ,his co-staron“TheVoice,” wouldimbibemoreoften. “Igetfrustratedwith Adambecause,tome,rock starsaresupposedtobe drunkallthetime.Buthe’s veryhealthy,”thecountry croonersaysinanAugust coverstoryforMen’sJour- nal.“Hetakescareofhim- self.Anditdrivesmecra- zy,becauseIwanthimto bemorelikeme.Drunkall thetime.” Sheltonisreportedly knowntospikehisowncup ofStarbuckswithvodka whileonairforthereality show. Photogcurses atSuriCruise KatieHolmes and Tom Cruise’s 7-year-olddaugh- ter, SuriCruise ,gotataste ofaphotographer’swrath. Innewvideofootage, Holmesisseenexiting TrumpInternationalbuild- inginManhattanwithSuri andanothergirlaftera playdate,accordingto SplashNews.Thethreeare immediatelysurrounded andhoundedbyautograph seekersandcameras. Holmesappearspretty friendlytofans,evengiv- ingthemaslightwave,but Suriseemstogrowincreas- inglyirritatedwiththe crowd. “We’retryingtogetin thecar,”thelittlegirlyells out.“Stopit!” Astheycontinueto maketheirwaytothewait- ingcar,Surishrieks,“Get outoftheway!” Amanshouts:“Bye, Suri.Youlittlebrat!” Thenanotherman’s voiceisheardsaying, “Whoa,whoa,whoa”tothe comment.Towhichthe firstmansays,“She’sa little-----,alittlebrat.” Girlcrush Victoria’sSecretAngel LilyAldridge hasawhole lottaloveforonecertain Oscar-winningactresswho hailsfromtheDerbyCity. Thesupermodel,whois thenewfaceofXOXO fashionbrand’sHugs& Kissescampaign,recently gaveashout-outto Jennifer Lawrence duringaphoto shootfortheline. “IloveherandIhavea totalgirlcrushonher,” Aldridgesaid,accordingto TheDailyMail. BlakeShelton ReachChristaatcritchie@courier- journal.comor(502)582-4144. Findaweekof“TheBuzz”at courier-journal.com/buzz Actors,etc. KenKercheval78 PatrickWayne74 Jan-Michael Vincent69 TerryO’Quinn61 WillieAames53 LolitaDavidovich52 ForestWhitaker52 BrigitteNielsen50 KristoffSt.John47 EddieGriffin45 Musicians,etc. MillieJackson69 LindaRonstadt67 ArtimusPyle65 BIRTHDAYS “Unlessyou’reGisele Bündchenor19,youneed something.” Actress SOFIAVERGARA ,to Harper’sBazaar,aboutnot believinginanaturallook “ QUOTEOFTHEDAY SUMMERMONDAY MOVIENIGHTS Featuring“ThePrincessBride ” When: 9p.m.today Where: CentralPark,Fourth StreetandMagnoliaAvenue Admission: Free A-LISTEVENT Summer,finally. And,ofcourse,youwantitto bethebestoneever. Sodowe.Whichiswhywe’ve compiledthislistofadviceon everythingfromsummerhair careandfashiontrendstoeat- inganddrinkingwell. Considerittheultimate guidetosummer.Digin… FASHION: Themulletdress —withitsshort-in-front,long- in-backhemline—isultratren- dy.However,there’sagood chancewearingonewillmake youlooklikeoneofthe“Real HousewivesofOrangeCounty.” Onlyyoucandecideifthat’sa lookyouwanttoembrace. MOREFASHION: Mostwom- enlookbestinshortswitha7-to 8-inchinseam,accordingto MarianneHalling,regionaldi- rectoroftheMacy’sbyAp- pointmentpersonalshopping service.Anylongerandyour legsmightlookstubby,shorter andtheymayaccentuateyour hipsinawayyoudon’twantor youmayendupshowingoff morethanyouintend. STILLMOREFASHION! If you’relookingforsummer clotheswithavintage/Hamp- tonsfeel,checkouttheMilly CollectionforBananaRepublic. Limited-edition.Fabulous. AvailableatBananaRepublic storesandwww.banana.com. HOMED É COR: Tomakeyour homefeelmoresummery,roll upyourwinterrugs.“Ifyou’ve gotthePersianrugs,thewool rugs,rollthoseupandputthem intheattic,”saysCharles Oglesby,designmanagerfor ScottShuptrineinRoyalOak, Mich.“Ifyouhavesomebeauti- fulhardwoodfloors,leavethe hardwoodsbare…orrollouta reallybeautifulseagrassrug,a sisalrug.Thatwillreallylight- entheroomtremendouslyand seagrassandsisalrugsarea nominalinvestment.”Another idea:Coverfurniturewithlight- coloredslipcovers. GRILLING: Thesecretto grillingisheatcontrol.“Oneof thebestskillsIthinkanybody canuseistheuseofthetwo-sid- edfire,havingahotsideanda coolside,”saysRebeccaWaul- dron,corporatecheffor Busch’ssupermarkets. “That’seasytodowithagas grill…withacharcoalgrillyou ByGeorgeaKovanis DetroitFreePress SUMMERSURVIVALGUIDE Whattowear,eat,drinkandwatch SeeSTYLE,PageD2 KelenColeman,acastmemberin “TheNewsroom, ” wearsamullet dress. AP WATCHAVIDEO LenWallacetalks abouthisnew comicbookina videoatwww.courier- journal.com/features. MOREONLENWALLACE AND‘THEZIPPERCLUB’ ToreadWallace’sownaccountof growingupwithacongenitalheart defectortodonateto“TheZipper Club ” series,visitthelongodds.net. See‘ZIPPER’,PageD6 LouisvilleauthorLen Wallacebasedhiscomic bookonhisexperiences atCampBraveHearts,a summercampforkids withheartdefects. ANGELASHOEMAKER/SPECIALTO THECOURIER-JOURNAL Author’s‘Zipper Club’comic bookdraws fromKosair’s summercamp Time: 07-14-201317:47 User: jharkness PubDate: 07-15-2013 Zone: KY Edition: 1 PageName: D1 Color: CyanMagentaYellowBlack

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