Lauren Clinton Maillo honored by mother on Today Show with Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb

A Treasure Coast mother's story about her daughter Lauren Clinton Maillo was recently highlighted by Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb on the Today Show.

Lauren's mother wrote a letter for the Today Show segment 'Everyone Has a Story.'

Each month the show picks a winner and recently chose Lauren's story.

As her mother related in the note, Lauren's sister Jessica died at the age of 17 from sudden cardiac arrest.

Months later Lauren found out she was pregnant. She wanted to keep the baby, which she felt was a gift from God, as well as Jessica. She also wanted to graduate from college.

Lauren recently graduated with a degree in elementary education.  She is married and the proud mother of two children.

Watch the segment below.

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