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All God's Children (2008)

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 Ann N. Beardslee ... Self
Howard M. Beardslee Howard M. Beardslee ... Self (as Rev. Dr. Howard M. Beardslee)
Howie Beardslee Howie Beardslee ... Self
Keith Beardslee Keith Beardslee ... Self
Marilyn Christman Marilyn Christman ... Self
Dianne Couts Dianne Couts ... Self
Anne Darr Anne Darr ... Self
David E. Darr David E. Darr ... Self
John Darr John Darr ... (as Dr. John Darr)
Richard Darr Richard Darr ... (as Rev. Richard Darr Th.D.)
Beverly Shellrude-Thompson Beverly Shellrude-Thompson
Ralph Shellrude Ralph Shellrude ... Self
Bob Fetherlin Bob Fetherlin ... Self (as Dr. 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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The Ultimate Sacrifice

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4 April 2008 (USA) See more »

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