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Monday, March 14, 2005

Disarming a killer.

Get Religion has an interesting set of links about Ashley Smith, the heroic single mom who helped capture courtroom-shooter Brian Nichols.

Go. Read. It's a textbook example of the number one way to survive a hostage situation--making sure you humanize yourself to your captor.

[The number two way being making sure you are rescued by Israelis.]

I also heartily concur in Douglas LeBlanc's prayer:

The same story mentions that Smith already has hired a law firm to handle negotiations for book or movie deals. Please, God, please, don't let it be on Lifetime.

[Thanks to Amy for the link.]

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