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Lynn Vincent Biography | Lynn Vincent Author
Lynn Vincent is an American author, journalist, and conservative writer. Her work focuses on memoirs, politics and current events. She is supportive of the Republican Party.
Vincent is also a co-author of 10 books. Her best-known solo work is Same Kind of Different as Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together.
Vincent also co-wrote Sarah Palin‘s 2009 memoir, Going Rogue: An American Life. She wrote with Todd Burpo, Heaven Is for Real: A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back in 2010. It is the story of the four-year-old son of a Nebraska pastor who during emergency surgery visits heaven.
She is a U.S. Navy veteran who has spent 11 years as an investigative reporter and feature writer for WORLD magazine, a conservative Christian newsweekly. Vincent also lectured on writing at the World Journalism Institute, and at The King’s College in New York City.
Lynn Vincent Age
Vincent was born in 1962 in Springfield, Massachusetts, US. She is about 56-57 years old as of 2019.Lynn Vincent Photo
Lynn Vincent Family
Least is known about her family since she keeps her personal life very private.
Lynn Vincent Husband
Vincent is married to Danny R. Vincent with whom she has two children. She lives in San Diego, California with her family and their three Labrador retrievers, Riggs, Abby and Treasure.
Lynn Vincent Heaven Is For Real | Lynn Vincent Todd Burpo
She collaborated with small-town Nebraska pastor Todd Burpo whose then-three-year-old son Colton suffered from an undiagnosed ruptured appendix in 2010. Heaven Is for Real, details that during the months after emergency surgery, Colton began describing events and people it was impossible for him to have seen or met, such as his miscarried sister, whom no one had told him about, and his great grandfather who died 30 years before Colton was born. The book wazs released in November 2010 and within three weeks it debuted at #3 on the New York Times bestseller list.
There were 200,000 copies in print, and the book hit #1 on the New York Times list by January 2011.
Tristar Pictures released a movie version of Heaven is for Real, co-written and directed by Randall Wallace, and starring Greg Kinnear (as Todd Burpo), Kelly Reilly (as Sonja Burpo), Connor Corum (as Colton Burpo) and Margo Martindale and Thomas Haden Church in April 2014.
Lynn Vincent Same Kind of Different
Same Kind of Different as Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together (Thomas Nelson, 2008) was also a success. It is a true story of the friendship between a wealthy Texan, Ron Hall, and a homeless African-American man, Denver Moore, that close to Vincent’s heart. Vincent’s family was homeless when she was a teenager, and she has volunteered frequently in homeless programs.
Same Kind of Different as Me has sold more than a million copies. Vincent’s book has helped raise more than $30 million for homeless shelters nationwide through Hall and Moore’s speaking engagements.
Lynn Vincent Indianapolis | Lynn Vincent Sara Vladic
Indianapolis: The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the Fifty-Year Fight to Exonerate an Innocent Man is a book by Lynn and award-winning documentary filmmaker Sara Vladic. It is the riveting and definitive full story of the worst sea disaster in United States naval history.
A sweeping saga of survival, sacrifice, justice, and love, Indianapolis stands as both groundbreaking naval history and spellbinding narrative—and brings the ship and her heroic crew back to full, vivid, unforgettable life. It is the definitive account of one of the most remarkable episodes in American history.
The book was an instant New York Times bestseller, debuting at #5 on the list. It was chosen by Amazon editors as the Best History Book of 2018 and the #3 best book of the year overall. Indianapolis was also selected as one of the Best of 2018 by Barnes and Noble, Kirkus Reviews, Military Times, and NPR.
Lynn Vincent World Magazine
She covered politics, culture, and hot button social issues during her 11 years as a senior writer and features editor for World magazine. She also wrote over 1000 articles, including a report on how fetal tissue is acquired for medical research, and also exposing sexual abuse of women in Protestant churches.
Lynn Vincent Books
Some of Lynn’s books include;
Heaven is for Real – 2010
Indianapolis: The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the Fifty-Year Fight to Exonerate an Innocent Man – 2018
Same Kind of Different as Me – 2006
Dog Company: A True Story of American Soldiers Abandoned by Their High Command Lynn Vincent – 2017
What Difference Do It Make? Stories of Hope and Healing – 2009
Going Rogue – 2009
Donkey Cons: Sex, Crime, and Corruption in the Democratic Party Robert Stacy McCain – 2006
The Military Advantage – 2001
Unsinkable: A Young Woman’s Courageous Battle on the High Seas Abby Sunderland – 2011
Spirituality: Discipleship – Spiritual Guidance and Spiritual Inspiration for the Christian Life
Lynn Vincent Net Worth
Though vincent has had much success in her wide career, her net worth is not yet revealed.