DEVASTATION TAKES HOLDBut her career came to a sudden hault when the day after the convention her younger sister, Sarah, was tragically killed in a snowmobile accident.
According to an interview Higdon conveyed, "Everything just came to a stand still and I just put everything on hold." She later enrolled in Michigan Technological University to study Environmental Science. "Modeling was still on my mind, but coming to California wasn't everything I thought about. I wanted to be a biologist."
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SAMANTHA DREW TODAY
We could post tons of beautiful fashion and commercial photos, as well as runway images. But we thought it best, to allow Samantha to convey the art herself.
Samantha Drew/Photography Arturo Paulino
Where they end and where we begin is often so seamless, the loss of a sibling can be a crippling blow to our understanding of who we are and how we function and relate to others. To have allowed yourself to rise from grief into this world, more beautiful and successful then ever, is forever empowering and inspirational to everyone around you. We are so proud.
For more on Samantha check out her website: http://samanthadrew.net