Faith over fear: Shawna Layland on surviving an aortic dissection

Shawna Layland underwent open heart surgery in 2022 after suffering a Type A aortic dissection.

Layland doesn’t try to cover up the scar that shoots down from her collarbone like a bolt of lightning. She wears it like a badge of honor. It’s a reminder of all that she’s survived and the ways she believes God brought her through.