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Alum launches ‘simple’ plan to fight Ebola

Alum launches ‘simple’ plan to fight Ebola

By on November 4, 2014 in Alumni News with 4 Comments

Abilene’s Global Samaritan Resources, led by executive director Danny Sims (’85) and inspired by Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly (’03), has launched a project to help with the Ebola crisis in West Africa. “Simple Works – West Africa” is a plan addressing three critical needs: purified water, fortified food and medical supplies. “We wanted to focus […]

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Brantlys’ journey takes unexpected detour

Brantlys’ journey takes unexpected detour

By on October 8, 2014 in Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

“Where are you right now?” That question came in an urgent phone call yesterday to Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly (’03). Brantly and his family happened to be on a road trip to Abilene where he and his wife, Amber (Carroll ’06), are scheduled to speak Friday on the ACU campus. Doctors from Nebraska were […]

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Kent Brantly’s nephew shares lessons learned

Kent Brantly’s nephew shares lessons learned

By on September 2, 2014 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News with 1 Comment

If there’s something familiar sounding about the name Brantly Houston, it’s no accident. The Abilene Christian University senior advertising and public relations major is the nephew of Kent Brantly, M.D. (’03), the now world-famous medical missionary whose seemingly miraculous recovery from the Ebola virus still has the medical world buzzing. Houston spoke to fellow students […]

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Brantlys follow heart, faith in missions field

Brantlys follow heart, faith in missions field

By on July 31, 2014 in ACU Missions, Alumni News, Series with 7 Comments

ACU missions faculty describe Kent Brantly, M.D. (’03) as a compassionate physician whose work early in his medical career shows the natural outflow of his desire to follow God’s lead even into potentially dangerous territory. Brantly was serving a two-year fellowship with the relief organization Samaritan’s Purse in Liberia when the Ebola virus broke out. […]

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