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Dangerous to Be Born a Woman

Leslie Basham: At the pinnacle of a high-powered career, Kate McCord left it all—sold everything and went to Afghanistan.

Kate McCord:I actually went to Afghanistan from the north, from Tajikistan. I came across in a boat, across a very muddy river. On the Tajik side were all these Russian soldiers, and it was somewhat modern relatively speaking.

And then on the Afghan side were men who walked around in clothes that looked to me like pajamas. I wasn’t used to them yet—the Shalwar Kameez with the long shirt and the baggy pants. They all had sandals and turbans and blankets wrapped around them. That was a winter coat. They had Kalashnikov—assault rifles that they just kind of swung around from their hands as though they were Tonka toys.  

Then we got across the river and drove. We couldn’t drive on the road because it was all destroyed. So …

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About the Teacher

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth has touched the lives of millions of women through Revive Our Hearts and the True Woman movement, calling them to heart revival and biblical womanhood. Her love for Christ and His Word is infectious, and permeates her online outreaches, conference messages, books, and two daily nationally syndicated radio programs—Revive Our Hearts and Seeking Him.

She has authored twenty-two books, including Lies Women Believe and the Truth That Sets Them Free, Seeking Him (coauthored), Adorned: Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together, and You Can Trust God to Write Your Story (coauthored with her husband). Her books have sold more than five million copies and are reaching the hearts of women around the world. Nancy and her husband, Robert, live in Michigan.