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Shattered Lives, Donna R. Gore, LadyJustice,ImaginePublicity

Shattered Lives: Guest David Francis, Author of Bringing Jon Home: The Wilderness Search for Jon Francis

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE or podcast:  CLICK HERE “Bringing Jon Home is a memoir of my son’s remarkable life, his faith journey and his abundant youth ministry and service. It is my personal account of Jon’s life, loss and legacy and the long and relentless search for him in the mountains of Idaho. It’s a compelling and inspirational story about an uncommon young man who once joyfully lived and boldly loved among us.” –David Francis On Saturday morning, July 15, 2006, Jon Francis, climbed to the summit of the Grand Mogul, in the Sawtooth Mountain Range of Central Idaho. He never returned. Law enforcement searched for only 29 hours. After the evening search team briefing, on July 17, 2006, the Incident Commander approached me and said; ‘David, you need to give your son up to the mountain.’ Feeling helpless and abandoned the Francis family gathered that evening and committed …