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Month: May 2018

Episode 50. Karen Gillmer

This week I talk to South African Left Behind mother Karen Gillmer, about how her daughter was taken from her by her ex-wife. Karen has not only battled in the courts to try to gain access to her biological daughter, […]

Episode 49. Michele Swensen

This week my guest is Michele Swensen, mother of 3 children being held by their Father, a member of Al Qaeda, in Yemen. We talk of the events leading to her children being taken and her brave attempt to rescue […]

Episode 48 ‘Blanche’

For several years after my son was taken in 2005 I thought I was alone, and that I’d married a ‘bad egg’. Then thanks to social media I learned of thousands of other cases. Even more to my surprise, there […]

Episode 47 Alf Friiso.

Alf Friiso is a Norwegian/American and father of Henrik. In 2013 Henrik was taken by his mother from Norway to her home country of Nicaragua starting a heart wrenching, and legally complicated ordeal for Alf as he tries to be […]