Girl Stands Strong after Boko Haram Killed Her Family
One month ago Thursday, 276 school girls were kidnapped as they slept at their Nigerian boarding school. The kidnapping has raised renewed awareness of the notorious Boko Haram terrorist group.
For more than five years now, Boko Haram has committed countless atrocities against Christians and others.
One Nigerian schoolgirl CBN News met told of how she overcame a murderous assault on her family.
Deborah Wakai Peters played with some of the schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram. She said her mother once attended the same school in Chibok where the girls were kidnapped.
But Peters has experienced her own horrors at the hands of Boko Haram.
Trauma Upon Trauma
One night just before Christmas 2011, she watched as three gunmen entered her house and killed her father after he refused to deny Christ. They also killed her 14-year-old brother Caleb.
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