As I regained consciousness, I thought, "A bomb!" So begins the story of Ellen Bomer. The Al-Qaeda bombing of the US embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, left Ellen (code named Miss Gloria after the attack) trapped for hours under the wreckage. When finally rescued, she emerged into a new, dark, and frightening existence. The attack left her blind. In this life-changing book, you'll experience: - Ellen's journey through multiple surgeries and therapy in a struggle to adapt her sight-oriented mind to her sightless body. - Her participation in television and print interviews, sharing her story and raising awareness about the needs of and resources for the blind. - The trial of the terrorists as Ellen seeks to find strength to forgive. - The hand of God touching every moment of Ellen's life with His comfort and loving presence. A book that will inspire and challenge, Miss Gloria is a can't miss for anyone who struggles with life's great challenges.
ISBN: 9781606151464 ISBN-13: 9781606151464 Availability: In Stock
Ellen Bomer emerged from the 1998 Al-Qaeda bombing of the US embassy in Kenya completely blind. Follow her long journey as she learns to overcome the obstacles and find joy along the way.
Ellen Bomer is a survivor and an inspiration to all who meet her. A graduate of the University of Alabama, Huntsville, she received numerous civil and government awards including three Gold Medals. Ellen currently resides in Texas with her husband and granddaughter.