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A Brave Face

Two Cultures, Two Families, and the Iraqi Girl Who Bound Them Together

by Barbara Marlowe Author · Teeba Furat Marlowe Author

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Barbara Marlowe was in her fifties when she saw the photo that changed her life. It was a photo of four-year-old Teeba Furat Fadhil, whose face, head, and hands had been severely burned during a roadside bombing in the Diyala Province of Iraq when she was just nineteen months old. It was Teeba's eyes that captivated Barbara. They were wide, dark, and soulful. They seemed to cry out with a message across continents: Help me.

The story of Barbara responding to that call is as inspiring as it is improbable. With a powerful faith and determination, Barbara overcame obstacle after obstacle to bring Teeba to the United States for medical treatments—and to ultimately offer a home.

A Brave Face includes material written by Teeba and her Iraqi mother, Dunia, at key moments in their stories. The book also explores the connection forged between Barbara and Dunia over the past decade—a connection that has survived the strife of war and the horrors...

Publication Details

Publisher:
Thomas Nelson
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2019

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 209 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 208.9 MB

Barbara Marlowe (Author)

Barbara Marlowe is the Marketing and Public Relations Director for the law firm of Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A., in northeast Ohio. She has served on several boards for nonprofits and is currently a member of the University Hospitals Rainbow Ba...

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Jennifer Keirn (Author)

Barbara Marlowe is the Marketing and Public Relations Director for the law firm of Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A., in northeast Ohio. She has served on several boards for nonprofits and is currently a member of the University Hospitals Rainbow Ba...

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Teeba Furat Marlowe (Author)

Teeba Furat Marlowe is a sophomore in high school at Gilmour Academy. She is dedicated to her studies and focused on her future as a pediatric anesthesiologist. She hopes to one day volunteer with Doctors without Borders. Teeba is an accomplished ...

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Creators

Narrator :
Nan Gurley
Narrator :
Ginny Welsh
Author :
Barbara Marlowe
Author :
Jennifer Keirn
Narrator :
Morgan Fairbanks
Author :
Teeba Furat Marlowe
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