In 1987 Betty Mahmoody captured the world's attention and admiration with the compelling and heartrending story of her virtual imprisonment in Iran and subsequent daring escape with her daughter Mahtob. With over fifteen million copies sold worldwide, Not Without My Daughter topped international bestseller lists and alerted the world to the implications of intercultural relationships and the issue of international parental child abduction. Five years after the publication of her book, Betty…
The abduction of Elizabeth Smart was one of the most followed child abduction cases of our time. Tomorrow she joins RAINN on Capitol Hill for #PowerOfDNA to discuss the need to #endthebacklog of rape kits. Details: https://www.facebook.com/RAINN01/photos/a.76403952249.76070.16223832249/10152367399057250/?type=1&theater
The Malibu Library Speaker Series presents Elizabeth Smart Child Abduction Survivor and Author of My Story at Malibu City Hall on February 17th. RSVP required - call the library or reserve your spot online. http://ift.tt/1VlAHTH #malibu #elizabethsmart #author #authortalk #library #lacountylibrary #losangelescounty #lacounty
Her mother, Dr. Noelle Hunter, has graciously agreed to tell her story to help families who are dealing with an international child abduction. Each Wednesday in March, Dr. Hunter will share, in her words, her fight to get her daughter back and her “Mission for Muna.” I didn’t get the call last Tuesday. I’d hoped to talk to my daughter, Muna, whom I haven’t seen or spoken to since Christmas Day 2011. She’s five, and she’s in Mali, West Africa.