Dr. Kent Brantly’s Ebola Story Featured in ‘Facing Darkness’

March 27, 2017

Categories: News

In 2015, Dr. Kent Brantly and his wife Amber visited the Billy Graham Library for the release of their book, “Called for Life,” following Dr. Brantly’s recovery from Ebola. His story will now be featured in the upcoming film, “Facing Darkness,” produced by Samaritan’s Purse.

Dr. Kent and Amber Brantly at the Billy Graham Library, 2015

Millions of people watched on TV and online as Dr. Kent Brantly slowly stepped out of an ambulance in Atlanta, covered head to toe in a white hazmat suit. Two days earlier, he lay in a bed in Liberia, dying of Ebola.

“Faith is not something that makes you safe,” Brantly says in an upcoming documentary, Facing Darkness. In fact, he says, it was his faith that led him to have compassion on Liberians suffering from a cruel—often fatal—disease, and which ultimately meant watching himself go through the same things his patients experienced.

Read more at billygraham.org.

Get tickets now to see Facing Darkness, in theaters Thursday, March 30, and Monday, April 10.



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