Andrew Shaughnessy
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Traumas that persist

Missions | For missionaries and aid workers, coming home is just the beginning
by Andrew Shaughnessy
Posted 10/23/18, 12:30 pm

In March 1994 Ray Rising disappeared into the Colombian jungle. FARC (Armed Revolutionary Forces of Colombia) had abducted the Wycliffe missionary and radio technician. For the next 810 days, hard men with machine guns in their hands and murder in their hearts held him captive, constantly moving from camp to camp, always watching.

When the guerrillas released Rising in June 1996, he thought his ordeal was finally over. But Rising’s battle had only just begun.

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The 100-mile chaplain

Sports | How one ultrarunner turned an obsession into a path to character
by Andrew Shaughnessy
Posted 8/16/18, 03:08 pm

Walk through the front doors of the sprawling Liberty University Athletics Center in Lynchburg, Va., past the crashing iron of the Olympic weight room, the soft splash of underwater treadmills, and the sleep pods where athletes recover, and you’ll find the office of a small, silver-haired woman with boundless energy and a ready grin.

Meet Rebekah Trittipoe.

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Four provocative albums

Music
by Andrew Shaughnessy
Posted 6/14/18, 01:20 am

Extralife

Darlingside

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