In March 2003, Shane Claiborne and the Iraq Peace Team were in Baghdad during the war and bombing. On their way out of Baghdad, they had a bad car accident and were all injured. Within hours, they were taken into a town called Rutba where they were welcomed with open arms and hearts, inspite of the fact that their town was torn apart by the war. With the hospital in Rutba having been bombed, doctors created a shanty clinic and nursed the wounded Americans. Now, 7 years later, Shane and 2 of the other survivors of the accident in 2003, along with 5 others delegates (including a former US Conscientious Objector Soldier Logan Laituri, filmmaker Jamie Moffett, journalist Greg Barrett, and and founder of Muslim Peacemaker Team Sami Rasouli). They will be meeting with the Mayor of Rutba, the doctor who helped them in 2003, and the people of Rutba… to listen to stories of hope and struggle… and to say thank you for saving their lives and forever touching their souls.
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