Through the eyes of three families, All God's Children tells the personal story of the first boarding school for children of missionaries to be investigated for abuse at the hands of the ... See full summary »

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Ann N. Beardslee ...
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Howard M. Beardslee ...
Himself (as Rev. Dr. Howard M. Beardslee)
Howie Beardslee ...
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Keith Beardslee ...
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Marilyn Christman ...
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Dianne Couts ...
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Anne Darr ...
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David E. Darr ...
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John Darr ...
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Richard Darr ...
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Beverly Shellrude-Thompson
Ralph Shellrude ...
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Bob Fetherlin ...
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Through the eyes of three families, All God's Children tells the personal story of the first boarding school for children of missionaries to be investigated for abuse at the hands of the parents' missionary colleagues. The survivors and parents share their journey of seeking justice, redemption and healing. The Beardslee, Shellrude and Darr families left North America for West Africa during the 1950s. They followed what they believed to be "God's Calling" - to spread Christianity throughout the world. Their children however - starting at the age of 6 - were required to attend the boarding school in Mamou, Guinea, run by the Christian and Missionary Alliance. Cut off from their families for 9 months out of the year and without any reliable means of communication, the children quietly suffered emotional, spiritual, physical and/or sexual abuse at the hands of the all-missionary staff. It took the children decades to acknowledge the effects the abuses had on their lives. When they ... Written by admin

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