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Prisoners of Hope

Paperback|Aug 2002
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For 102 days the lives of aid workers Heather Mercer and Dayna Curry lay in the hands of the Taliban. If found guilty of spreading Christianity, they knew they could be executed. This is the dramatic story of their ordeal...


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For 102 days the lives of aid workers Heather Mercer and Dayna Curry lay in the hands of the Taliban. If found guilty of spreading Christianity, they knew they could be executed. This is the dramatic story of their ordeal and how their faith sustained them.

For 102 days the lives of Christian Aid workers, Heather Mercer and Dayna Curry, lay in the hands of the Taliban. If they were found guilty of trying to spread Christianity in Afghanistan they knew there was a possibility they could be put to death.;Here, Dayna Curry and Heather Mercer tell the story of their work in Afghanistan, their love for the people they served, their arrest, trial, imprisonment by the Taliban, and their rescue in the midst of war by US Special Forces.;The heart of the book discusses how two middle class American women decide to leave the comforts of home in exchange for the opportunity to serve the disadvantaged, and how their faith motivated them and sustained them through the events that followed.
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Dayna Curry

Dayna Curry grew up outside Nashville, Tennessee, and attended Baylor University in Waco, Texas, where she majored in social work. She has been active with humanitarian work for several years in different countries, including Uzbekistan and Guatemala. Heather Mercer, originally from Vienna, Virginia, also attended Baylor University. Before going to Afghanistan, she traveled on humanitarian missions in Central America, Eastern Europe, and East Asia. Stacy Mattingly is a freelance writer.ýThe proceeds from "Prisoners of Hope" are being used by the authors to start their own organization, HopeA

Heather Mercer

Dayna Curry grew up outside Nashville, Tennessee, and attended Baylor University in Waco, Texas, where she majored in social work. She has been active with humanitarian work for several years in different countries, including Uzbekistan and Guatemala. Heather Mercer, originally from Vienna, Virginia, also attended Baylor University. Before going to Afghanistan, she traveled on humanitarian missions in Central America, Eastern Europe, and East Asia. Stacy Mattingly is a freelance writer.ýThe proceeds from "Prisoners of Hope are being used by the authors to start their own organization, Hope A

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