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A high schooler’s poor report card turns detrimental. A little girl’s afternoon tea ends in tragedy. Years later, the stories of Vennila Mani and Dr. Prema Dhanraj intersect at Agni Raksha Hospital in Bangalore, India. This is the story of how one prayer changed a life, and then hundreds afterward. Featuring Dr. Brian Fikkert, co-author of When Helping Hurts, who adds a theological perspective on beauty and human flourishing.


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“I have come into confidence. I want to live beautifully and want to live with faith.”

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People Interviewed

Vennila Mani
Chitra Dhananjay
Dr. Prema Dhanraj
Dr. Brian Fikkert


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“Highly Strung” by Jack Pierce
“The Portal” by Origami Pigeon
“Travel Stories” by Immersive Music
“Santa Ana” by Big Score Audio

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Episode 1.1: The Suitcase

Some mysterious strangers approached Claire Hababu during lunch hour one day and offered her a plane ticket to China. Soon, Claire was sitting in an Iranian jail cell, 3000 miles from her home in Uganda, awaiting death by hanging. This is the remarkable story of a woman whose faith moved prison doors and who now works with Love Justice International to save victims of human trafficking before they become slaves.