Ebola Survivors Share Their Incredible Story!
Nancy and David Writebol
Nancy Writebol contracted the Ebola virus while serving as a volunteer with her husband with SIM's ELWA Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia. She had been helping doctors and nurses put on protective gear before they entered the Ebola ward and disinfecting them when they came out. After being evacuated to the U.S. and treated in an isolation unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, she was released on August 19, 2014. She was among the group of Ebola fighters named Time Magazine's People of the Year for 2014. The article below is based on a chapel message they delivered to students at Dallas Theological Seminary on February 19, 2015.
People often ask us to tell our story, and we have to say that it is not our story—it's God's story! We would never have dreamed that I would become the second American to be infected with the Ebola virus while working in Liberia. Many times we have no idea what God is doing—but God does!