Category Archives: human interest anecdotes

EUROPEAN SOJOURN 6 (Reprise): Don’t step on my blue denim tennies

Although Jerry is a genius at packing, actually making things fit into suitcases, we didn’t follow our Viking packing tips very well. They said we should bring sun hats or visors, but since I didn’t want either, Jerry didn’t take … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN SOJOURN 1 (Reprise): Getting underway Monday–Viking cruise down Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers, 2014

(Note: “Rhine” and “Main” rhyme. And no, “Rhine” is not pronounced “rain.”). Jessica and Jerry Renshaw, Long Beach, California I’m going to take a break from issues and intensity for a few weeks–but not from interesting people and cultures–and re-live … Continue reading

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STANDING THROUGH THE STORM: Encouragement for Chinese Christians – Sister Wu and the RAB

http://opendoorsusa.org/ Sister Wu is a leader in a house church in China. One day her home was suddenly raided by the police. She had Christian literature from abroad and it was confiscated. Sister Wu was arrested and taken to the … Continue reading

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Abortion survivor Sarah Smith’s speech at “A Congress for Life” in Rome, 24 April 1996

On April 24, 1996, abortion survivor Sarah Smith (aged 26) gave the following speech at “A Congress for Life.” an international pro-life conference in Rome. It was organized to celebrate the first anniversary of Pope John Paul II’s encyclical letter … Continue reading

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“One will be taken and the other will be left”: SARAH SMITH survived the abortion of her twin brother

In 1970 there were two babies in one womb, both alive. One was taken and the other left. Aborted, Andrew James Smith saved his sister’s life. Here is an interview with his mother and his surviving sister in 1999: BETTY: … Continue reading

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GIANNA, abortion survivor, addressing Australian Parliament, July 4, 2015

Gianna Jessen survived her mother’s late-term abortion on April 6, 1977. This is Gianna sharing her story and appealing for pro-life legislation in Queen’s Hall, Parliament House, Victoria, Australia, July 4, 2015 (parts 1 and 2). Quotes from videos: At … Continue reading

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MARCH FOR LIFE 2019 FULL VIDEO

2019 THEME: UNIQUE FROM DAY 1 PRO-LIFE IS PRO-SCIENCE 46th Annual March for Life Friday, January 18, 2019 (The actual anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing abortion, is today, January 22. That same day in … Continue reading

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