Ruslana Bogdan, the 10 year-old orphan at the Snowdrop shelter for abandoned and neglected children near Chernobyl, Ukraine whose story EEO began following several months ago, spent Christmas where no child should have to: in the hospital. Not because she was sick. She simply had no where else to go.
It was a cold, rainy day in January. My assignment was to take a van loaded with Christian books and Bibles on an overnight trip from West Berlin into East Germany. I was travelling alone.
Chapter one entitled CAUGHT AT THE BORDER details that fateful day when Jeff was caught by East German border guards and interrogated by the secret police. This tension packed first chapter sets the stage as the East German Secret Police (the STASI) finally and yet slowly discover what has been supernaturally going on under their watchful eye.