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CBN NewsWatch: June 2, 2014

On CBN Newswatch, June 2: Will new carbon limits put cap on coal industry?, Soldier's parents thankful despite 'hefty price', and Israel urges world not to accept Palestinian government, and more. Read Transcript


Mark: TONIGHT ON

"NEWSWATCH," WAGING WAR ON

COAL, THE NEW ADMINISTRATION

PLAN THAT MANY SAY WILL HURT

THE INDUSTRY.

Wendy: PLUS PRISONER

SWAP WITH THE TALIBAN.

WHY THERE IS GROWING ANGER

IN WASHINGTON OVER THE DEAL

THAT BROUGHT HOME AN

AMERICAN SOLDIER.

Mark: AND CBN NEWS

BRINGS YOU THE STORY OF A

WAR-TORN COUPLE REUNITED

AFTER A DECADE APART.

ALL THIS AND MORE TONIGHT ON

"NEWSWATCH."

HOW WILL REDUCING CARBON

EMISSIONS HURT BUSINESS?

GOOD EVENING, I'M MARK

MARTIN.

Wendy: AND I'M WENDY

GRIFFITH.

THOSE QUESTIONS COME AS THE

OBAMA ADMINISTRATION

ANNOUNCES PLANS TO SLASH

AMERICAN CARBON EMISSIONS

30% BY 2030.

SUPPORTERS SAY THE NEW

STANDARDS WILL HELP COMBAT

GOALTENDER GLOBAL WARMING,

BUT OPPONENTS SAY THE NATION

CAN ILL-AFFORD THE ECONOMIC

CONSEQUENCES.

GARY LANE HAS TONIGHT'S TOP

STORY.

Reporter: A MAJOR PART

OF PRESIDENT OBAMA'S GREEN

AGENDA IS THE PLACING OF

LIMITATIONS, CAPS, ON CARBON

EMISSIONS FROM POWER

PLANTS.

THE PRESIDENT DECIDED TO ACT

ON HIS OWN BECAUSE CONGRESS

HAS FAILED TO ENACT

SO-CALLED "CAP AND TRADE"

LEGISLATION TO CONTROL

EMISSIONS.

GINA McCARTHY.

THE TIME TO ACT IS NOW.

Reporter: THE PRESIDENT

SAYS EXCESSIVE CARBON

DIOXIDE EMISSIONS ARE

CAUSING GLOBAL WARMING AND A

NATIONAL HEALTH CRISIS.

President Obama: IN THE

FIRST YEAR THESE STANDARDS

GO INTO AFFECT, UP TO

100,000 ASTHMA ATTACKS AND

2100 HEART ATTACKS WILL BE

AVOIDED.

Reporter: BUT ON

CAPITOL HILL, SOME

REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS

SAY THE PRESIDENT'S PLAN

AMOUNTS TO A WAR ON COAL AND

THE U.S. ECONOMY.

THAT'S BECAUSE THE NEW

REGULATIONS WOULD REQUIRE

POWER PLANTS TO SWITCH FROM

COAL TO NATURAL GAS.

OR UTILIZE MORE RENEWABLE

FORMS OF ENERGY.

THE REVISED FEDERAL

STANDARDS ARE EXPECTED TO

TAKE A TOLL ON AMERICAN

WORKERS AND THEIR

POCKETBOOKS.

ACCORDING TO THE U.S.

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, THE

CHANGE WILL LEAD TO THE LOSS

OF 224,000 JOBS EACH YEAR

FOR THE NEXT 16 YEARS.

THE ANNUAL COST TO THE U.S.

ECONOMY, $51 BILLION.

ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS

THAT ARE COMING INTO EFFECT

WILL RETIRE 60% OF TODAY'S

COAL FLEET.

Reporter: AND BECAUSE

40% OF THE NATION'S

ELECTRICITY COMES FROM COAL,

THE SHIFT AWAY FROM IT WILL

MEAN HIGHER ELECTRICITY

COSTS FOR AMERICAN

CONSUMERS.

HOPING TO LESSEN THE BLOW ON

THEIR ECONOMIES, SEVERAL

ENERGY PRODUCING STATES HAVE

ALREADY MOVED FORWARD WITH

THEIR OWN PROGRAMS.

STATES WILL HAVE THREE YEARS

TO SUBMIT THEIR CARBON

REDUCTION PLANS TO THE

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

AGENCY.

AND EXPECT MANY DEMOCRATS UP

FOR RE-ELECTION THIS COAL,

ESPECIALLY IN COAL AND OIL

STATES, TO DISTANCE

THEMSELVES FROM THE

PRESIDENTIAL DECISION.

GARY LANE, CBN NEWS.

Mark: FOR MORE NOW WE

TURN TO PHIL TURBIN, THE

PRESIDENT OF AMERICAN

COMMITMENT.

ONE WRITER CALLED THE NEW

E.P.A. REGULATIONS OBAMACARE

FOR THE AIR.

I THINK IT IS A VERY GOOD

COMPARISON FOR TWO REASONS:

ONE, THEY FORCE THE STATES

TO ACT, TO SET UP THE

EXCHANGES, AND MANY DID

NOT.

THE STATES THAT DID IT ARE

REGRETTING IT.

AND THE OTHER SIMILARITY IS

THAT IT IS SORT OF AN

ARTIFICIAL

GOVERNMENT-CREATED,

GOVERNMENT-RUN MARKET IF YOU

WILL, AND WE'VE SEEN HOW

POORLY THAT HAS WORKED IN

THE HEALTH CONTEXT.

I THINK IT WILL BE JUST AS

BAD HERE.

Mark: WHAT WILL THIS DO

TO JOBS IN AMERICA?

I THINK THE NUMBERS YOU

JUST SHOWED FROM THE U.S.

CHAMBER ARE PROBABLY AT THE

LOW END OF THE POSSIBLE

IMPACT THIS IS GOING TO

HAVE.

ANY WAY YOU LOOK AT IT,

HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF

AMERICANS ARE GOING TO BE

OUT OF WORK, DURING A TIME

WHEN THE ECONOMY IS VERY,

VERY WEAK TO START WITH.

I THINK IT IS VERY POORLY

TIMED AND VERY DAMAGING TO

COSTS.

Mark: WHAT IS IT GOING

TO DO TO ENERGY COSTS?

WE'RE TALKING FOR A

TYPICAL HOUSEHOLD, ENERGY

COSTS THAT BE WILL THOUSANDS

OF DOLLARS HIGHER, AND A

LOFLOT OF PEOPLE CAN'T

AFFORD THAT, ESPECIALLY

LOWER INCOME PEOPLE AND

PEOPLE ON FIXED INCOME.

Mark: LET'S TALK ABOUT

THE AMERICAN COAL INDUSTRY,

DO THESE NEW REGULATIONS

BASICALLY SIGNAL THE DEATH

OF THIS INDUSTRY?

THEY DEFINITELY DO FOR

EFFECT IN THE POWER SECTOR.

AND IT WILL BE FOLLOWED BY

REGULATIONS FOR OTHER

SECTORS AS WELL.

THE QUESTION IS HOW MUCH OF

EXPORTS WILL STILL BE

PERMITTED.

THAT MIGHT BE A SAFETY VALVE

IN THE NEAR TURN FOR COAL

PRODUCTION, TO BE MORE

ESCORT-ORIENTED, BUT IF THIS

ADMINISTRATION HAS ITS WAY,

THEY'LL SHUT THAT DOWN,

ALSO.

Mark: AND QUICKLY TALK

ABOUT THE PRESIDENT BY

PASSING CONGRESS FOR THIS.

MORE OF THE SAME?

WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS?

IT IS REALLY OUTRAGEOUS.

I REMEMBER THE GREAT REPORT

YOU DID A FEW YEARS AGO

ABOUT THE CAP AND TRADE

LEGISLATION, AND IT WAS

INFATICALLY REJECTED.

AND THAT'S SUPPOSED TO BE

THE END OF IT.

BUT THIS IS A PRESIDENT WHO

DOESN'T TAKE NO FOR AN

ANSWER.

AND SO HE IS USING THIS

STRONG-ARM TACTICS THAT THE

AMERICAN PEOPLE WOULD NEVER

APPROVE THREE YOUR

REPRESENTATIVES.

SO I THINK THE WAY HE IS

DOING IT IS WRONG AS WELL AS

BEING A BAD POLICY.

Mark: THANK YOU FOR

BEING WITH US.

Wendy: SOME REPUBLICANS

WANT TO KNOW IF THE

PRESIDENT BROKE THE LAW BY

STRIKING A DEAL WITH THE

TALIBAN.

THE U.S. RELEASED FIVE

TALIBAN LEADERS FROM GITMO.

THEY SAY IT WAS THE ONLY WAY

TO GET BACK A U.S. SOLDIER

BEING HELD CAPTIVE.

EPHRAIM GRAHAM HAS MORE.

WE PRAISE GOD FOR YOUR

FREEDOM.

Reporter: SERGEANT BERG

BERGDAHL'S FREEDOM CAME AT A

HIGH PRICE.

PRESIDENT OBAMA RELEASED

FIVE PRISONERS FROM

GUANTANAMO BAY.

LEAVING AMERICANS TO SAY

THAT THE DEAL BREAKS U.S.

POLICY OF NOT NEGOTIATING

WITH TERRORISTS, AND IT

GIVES TERRORISTS MORE

INCENTIVE TO TAKE U.S.

HOSTAGES, AND THAT'S NOT THE

ONLY RISK.

I THINK THE BIG ISSUE

HERE IS WHAT'S GOING TO

HAPPEN TO THESE FIVE

INDIVIDUALS.

IF THEY RE-ENTER THE FIGHT,

THEN IT IS GOING TO PUT

AMERICAN LIVES AT RISK.

Reporter: THE TALIBAN

IS CELEBRATING THE RELEASE

OF THOSE FIVE DETAINEES.

WHICH INCLUDES A SENIOR

MILITARY COMMANDER, A

TALIBAN ARMY CHIEF-OF-STAFF,

AND A HIGH RANKING

INTELLIGENCE OFFICIAL.

TALIBAN LEADER MULLAH OMMAR

RECEIVED A LETTER EXPRESSING

HIS, QUOTE,"CONGRATULATIONS

TO THE ENTIRE AFGHAN NATION

FOR THIS BIG VICTORY."

MULLAH RETURNED TO

AFGHANISTAN TO BECOME CHIEF

OF MILITARY OPERATIONS.

THERE ARE ALSO QUESTIONS

ABOUT WEATHER THE PRISONER

EXCHANGE WAS LEGAL.

BY LAW CONGRESS MUST BE

NOTIFIED 30 DAYS BEFORE ANY

PRISONER IS RELEASED FROM

GUANTANAMO BAY, BUT THE

PRESIDENT DIDN'T TELL

CONGRESS, AND THE WHITE

HOUSE NOW SAYS IT DIDN'T

HAVE 30 DAYS BECAUSE OF

BERGDAHL'S FAILING HEALTH.

WE NEEDED TO GET HIM OUT

OF THERE ESSENTIALLY TO SAVE

HIS LIFE.

Reporter: THE SERGEANT

IS NOW SAID TO BE IN GOOD

CONDITION.

MEANWHILE, BACK IN HIS HOME

TOWN OF HAYLEY, IDAHO,

RESIDENTS AND HIS PARENTS

ARE GLAD TO KNOW THEIR

NATIVE SON WILL SOON LEAVE

THAT MILITARY HOSPITAL IN

GERMANY AND HEAD BACK HOME.

GIVE YOURSELF ALL OF THE

TIME YOU NEED TO RECOVER AND

DECOMPRESS.

THERE IS NO HURRY.

I WILL SEE YOU SOON, MY

BELOVED SON.

I LOVE YOU.

Reporter: EPHRAIM

GRAHAM, CBN NEWS.

Mark: SYRIA WILL MISS

THE FINAL DEADLINE FOR

DESTROYING ITS CHEMICAL

WEAPONS STOCKPILE.

THE UNITED NATIONS AND

RUSSIA HELPED BROKER AN

AGREEMENT TO ELIMINATE ALL

1300 TONS OF THE CHEMICALS

BY JUNE 30th.

BUT WITH AT LEAST 100 TONS

REMAINING, THE HEAD OF THE

U.N. SAYS THE GOAL IS NOT

GOING TO BE MET.

THE SYRIAN GOVERNMENT SAYS

THE FINAL STOCKPILE IS NEAR

DAMASCUS BUT CANNOT BE

TRANSPORTED SAFELY.

THEY ARE USED TO MAKE SARID,

THE CHEMICAL USED LAST

YEAR.

Wendy: THE U.S. OBAMA

ADMINISTRATION SAYS IT WILL

WORK WITH A NEW PALESTINIAN

GOVERNMENT, EVEN THOSE

ISRAEL HAS CONCERNS.

THAT ANNOUNCEMENT COMES AS

THE PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY

AND HAMAS OFFICIALLY FORMED

A UNITY GOVERNMENT TODAY.

CHRIS MITCHELL HAS THAT

STORY FROM JERUSALEM.

Reporter: IT APPEARS

SOME EUROPEAN COUNTRIES MAY

RECOGNIZE THE NEW

PALESTINIAN GOVERNMENT.

BENJAMIN NETANYAHU ASKED THE

RESPONSIBLE ELEMENTS IN THE

INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY NOT

TO RECOGNIZE THE NEW

PALESTINIAN GOVERNMENT

BECAUSE, AS HE SAID, IT

RESTS ON HAMAS.

Through Translator:

HAMAS IS A TERRORIST GORGS

ORGANIZATION THAT CALLS FOR

THE DESTRUCTION OF ISRAEL,

AND THE INTERNATIONAL

COMMUNITY MUST NOT EMBRACE

IT.

THIS WILL NOT STRENGTHEN

PEACE.

IT WILL STRENGTHEN

TERRORISM.

Reporter: JUST WEEKS

BEFORE, THEY RENEWED THEIR

PLEDGE TO DESTROY ISRAEL.

[SPEAKING A

FOREIGN LANGUAGE]

[SPEAKING A

FOREIGN LANGUAGE]

Reporter: WITH THIS

UNITY GOVERNMENT, SOME

CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS

BELIEVE IT WILL NOW BE

ILLEGAL FOR THE U.S. TO

CONTINUE AID TO THE

PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY.

THE 2006 LAW FORBIDS U.S. TO

DO THAT IF ANY PART OF ITS

GOVERNMENT IS CONTROLLED BY

HAMAS.

CHRIS MITCHELL, CBN NEWS,

JERUSALEM.

Mark: AN EXPLOSION HAS

LEFT AT LEAST 14 PEOPLE DEAD

IN NIGERIA.

THE LOCALS SAY THAT NUMBER

COULD GROW TO MORE THAN 40.

THE BLAST ROCKED A BAR IN

THE TOWN OF MUMBAI, AND IT

CAME AS PEOPLE GATHERED

THERE TO WATCH A SOCCER

MATCH.

NO ONE IS YET CLAIMING

RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE

ATTACK, BUT BOKO HARAM IS

EXPECTED TO BE BEHIND THE

VIOLENCE.

WHERE THE EXPLOSION TOOK

PLACE HAS BEEN UNDER A

STATEC STATE OF EMERGENCY

FOR MORE THAN A YEAR.

AS A RESULT OF BOKO HARAM'S

DEADLY UPRISING ACROSS

NIGERIA.

Wendy: COMING UP, BY

TEARS OF TOMORRO TERRORISM

ARE GROWING AMONG THE JEWISH

COMMUNITY.

Wendy: A FRENCH MUSLIM

RADICAL WHO FOUGHT IN SYRIA

HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR THE

SHOOTING DEATHS OF THREE

PEOPLE AT A BELGIUM JEWISH

MUSEUM.

AND THAT ARREST EXPOSED A

FRESH JIHADIST NETWORK,

LEADING TO FOUR MORE

ARRESTS.

Mark: THE JEWISH

COMMUNITY IS ON EDGE,y

FEARING THEY COULD BEyy

TARGETED AGAIN.

DALE HURD HAS THE STORY FROM

BOTH BRUSSELS AND PARSE.

Reporter: THE GOOD NEWS

IS THAT POLICE HAVE A

SUSPECT IN THE SHOOTING AT A

JEWISH MUSEUM IN BRUSSELS ON

MAY 24th.

AN ISRAELI COUPLE AND A

FRENCH WOMAN WERE KILLED,

AND A FOURTH PERSON WAS

GRAVELY WOUNDED.

THE BAD NEWS IS THAT THE

SUSPECT WAS A FRENCH

JIHADIST WHO FOUGHT IN THE

SYRIAN CIVIL WAR.

AND THAT IS EXACTLY WHAT

EUROPEAN OFFICIALS HAD

FEARED WOULD HAPPEN WHEN

MUSLIM RADICALS RETURNED

FROM FIGHTING IN SYRIA.

SINCE THE BEGINNING OF

THE JIHAD IN SYRIA, MANY

PEOPLE HAVE SAID THESE

PEOPLE, WHEN THEY WILL COME

BACK, WILL FIGHT JIHAD IN

EUROPE, AND THAT'S WHAT IS

HAPPENING.

Reporter: THE FACT THAT

POLICE HAVE A SUSPECT IN

CUSTODY IS LITTLE COMFORT

FOR BELGIUM'S JEWS.

MANY WHO WORRIED THIS VERY

THING WOULD HAPPEN, AND

WORRIED IT WILL HAPPEN

AGAIN.

BY ALLOWING AND IN SOME

CASES ENCOURAGING THE SPREAD

OF RADICAL ISLAM, AND BY

CONSTANTLY DEMONIZING ISRAEL

IN THE MEDIA.

JOEL RUBINFELD SAYS TODAY IN

EUROPE, ANTI-SEMITISM IS

CLOAKED IN ANTI-ZIONISM.

TODAY IN EUROPE, MORE AND

MORE ANTI-SEMITISM IS HIDING

ITSELF BEHIND ANTI-ZIONISM.

IN BUL BELGIUM IN FRANCE,

YOU CANNOT SAY THAT.

Reporter: MANY EUROPEAN

JEWS ARE SCARED THEY WILL BE

THE NEXT VICTIMS, AND MORE

AND MORE ARE LEAVING.

HUNDREDS MORE VIOLENT

JIHADISTS, LIKE METI MAMUSH,

WILL BE COMING HOME, TOO.

DALE HURD, CBN NEWS,

REPORTING FROM BRUSSELS AND

PARIS.

Wendy: THANKS, DALE.

UP NEXT, THE INCREDIBLE

STORY OF ONE FAMILY TORN

APART BY WAR AND THEIR

MIRACULOUS REUNION.

Wendy: FOR THE LAST 20

YEARS, REBEL GROUPS HAVE

BEEN FIGHTING FOR POWER IN

THE CENTRAL AFRICAN NATION

OF THE CONGO.

Mark: THE BATTLES HAVE

CLAIMED MORE THAN FIVE

MILLION LIVES AND LEFT

MILLIONS MORE HOMELESS.

Wendy: IN TONIGHT'S

FOCUS REPORT, JOHN JESSUP

TALKS WITH ONE REFUGEE FROM

THE CONGO WHO'S LIFE WAS

RIPPED TO SHREDS BEFORE IT

WAS STITCHED BACK TOGETHER

IN THE U.S.

AS A JANITOR, REN RENI

CLEANS UP MESSES, FITTING

FOR A LOT OF HIS LIFE, HE

FELT HIS LIFE WAS A MESS.

A DEADLY ATTACKED CHANGED

HIS LIFE FOREVER.

HIS JOURNEY BROUGHT HIM HERE

TO THE MIDWESTERN SETTING OF

COLUMBIA, MISSOURI.

BUT HIS PAINFUL STORY HAS

ITS ROOTS SOME 7,000 MILES

AWAY, HOME TO ONE OF THE

WORLD'S MOST DEADLIEST

CONFLICTS.

BORN AND RAISED IN WAR-TORN

CONGO, NENE, WHO'S MOTHER

AND SIBLINGS WERE KIDNAPPED

IN VILLAGE RAIDS, SPENT MUCH

OF HIS LIFE ON THE RUN.

THE DAY HIS WORLD TURNED UP

SIDE DOWN, MIRRORS THE

BLOODSHED BETWEEN HUTUS AND

TUTUS, DEPICTED IN THE FILM

"HOTEL RWANDA."

IT STARTED LIKE ANY OTHER

NIGHT.

BUT THEN GUNFIRE AWAKENED

HIS SLEEPING FAMILY.

AND RAIDERS WERE ATTACKING

THE VILLAGE.

SINCE THE ATTACKERS USUALLY

TARGETED THE MEN FIRST, NENE

TOLD HIS WIFE TO TAKE THE

CHILDREN AND RUN, WHILE HE

RAN THE OTHER DIRECTION,

HOPING TO SPARE THEIR

LIVES.

WHAT WE SAID WAS IT IS

ONLY GOD WHO CAN SAVE US

NOW.

LET'S RUN.

Reporter: HE RETURNED

THE FOLLOWING MORNING TO A

HEARTBREAKING SCENE.

ALL OF THE VILLAGE HOUSES

BURNED TO THE GROUND.

HE WAS TOLD HIS WIFE AND

KIDS WERE DEAD.

IT WAS AT THAT TIME THAT

I REALIZED I WILL NEVER SEE

THEM AGAIN.

Reporter: ALONE AND

FEARING ANOTHER ATTACK, NENE

DECIDED TO FLEE, PRAYING --

GOD, IF WE ARE

CHRISTIANS, WHY IS THIS

HAPPENING?

BUT IN MY HEART I FELT A

VOICE SAYING, LOOK AT THE

LIFE OF JOB.

SO I REALIZED WHAT I WAS

GOING THROUGH WAS NOT EVEN

DIFFICULT.

Reporter: TWO MONTHS

LATER HE FOUND SAFE HARBOR,

TRAVELLING NEAR A THOUSAND

MILES FROM HIS HOME IN

CONGO, TO RWANDA, THEN TO

UGANDA, AND FINALLY KENYA.

ALL THE WHILE HE RELIED ON

HIS FAITH IN GOD AND THE

HELP OF STRANGERS.

AFTER THREE YEARS IN KENYA

CAME GOOD NEWS: HE WAS GOING

TO AMERICA AS A REFUGEE.

I WAS HAPPY, BUT I SAID,

GOD, IF MY FAMILY WAS ALIVE,

I COULD HAVE GONE WITH THEM

TO THE UNITED STATES.

Reporter: NENE MADE

MID-MISSOURI HIS OM.

HOME.

THE ONLY THING HE BROUGHT

WITH HIM WAS HIS BIBLE, HE

HELD ON TO DURING THE RAID.

AND IN IT, A PICTURE OF HIS

WIFE, RACINE.

HE POURED HIMSELF INTO HIS

WORK, JUST AS HE DID FARMING

AND PREACHING IN CONGO.

AND HE ALSO PLEDGED NEVER TO

REMARRY UNLESS HE KNEW FOR

SURE RANCINE WAS DEAD.

I HAD A FEELING MAYBE MY

FAMILY COULD BE ALIVE.

BUT WHEN I LOOKED AROUND IN

THE NATURAL, I SAID, NO, I'M

CHEATING MYSELF.

Reporter: HE FOUND WORK

AS A CUSTODIAN, BUT HIS TRUE

CALLING IS IN MINISTRY.

HE LEADS THE CHURCH HERE, AT

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IN

COLUMBIA, WHERE CO-WORKERS

AND FRIENDS HAVE BECOME

FAMILY AND A NETWORK OF

SUPPORT.

INSTANTLY OUR HEARTS WERE

JUST CONNECTED.

AND HE JUST BECAME MY SON.

Reporter: ONE OF HIS

BIGGEST SUPPORTERS IS

CHARLOTTE GATTY.

THEY MET WHEN HE CAME TO HER

BANK, APPLYING FOR A CAR

LOAN, AND BONDED OVER THEIR

FAITH IN CHRIST.

NENE CALLS HER MAMA

CHARLOTTE, AND HER HUSBAND,

PAPA STEVE.

A YEAR AFTER COMING TO

AMERICA, NENE RECEIVED AN

UNEXPECTED PHONE CALL.

HIS WIFE AND ALL THREE

CHILDREN WERE ALIVE IN

KENYA.

BUT HE WOULD WAIT ANOTHER

FOUR YEARS, ENDURING HOLDUPS

LIKE OUTBREAKS, PAPERWORK.

AND WHEN THEY FINALLY GOT

THE GREEN LIGHT, MAMA

CHARLOTTE SPRANG INTO

ACTION, FINDING A PLACE TO

LIVE.

SHE ORGANIZED A CITY-WIDE

EFFORT TO PURCHAS FURNISH

THE FAMILY'S NEW HOME.

WE WENT FROM A COMPLETELY

EMPTY APARTMENT TO A

COMPLETELY FURNISHED

APARTMENT, AND GOD SUPPLIED

EVERYTHING, AND EVERYTHING

WAS COLOR COORDINATED.

Reporter: AND FINALLY

NENE REUNITED WITH HIS

FAMILY.

ONCE I SAW THEM COMING

THROUGH THE DOOR, IT WAS

OVERWHELMING.

I CRIED AT THE AIRPORT.

Reporter: THEY SAY

THEIR STORY CAN ONLY BE

DESCRIBED AS A MIRACLE.

DEEP IN MY HEART, I KNEW

MY HUSBAND WAS DEAD BECAUSE

WE HAD WITNESSED SO MANY

TIMES THE RAIDERS COMING IN

AND KILLING THE MEN IN THE

VILLAGE, OR TAKING THEM INTO

THE BUSH.

LATER WE WOULD FIND THE

BODIES OF PEOPLE THAT HAD

BEEN KILLED THERE.

LOOKING BACK AND SEEING WHAT

HAPPENED, THE ONLY THING I

CAN SAY IS THIS IS GOD'S

DOING.

Reporter:

IT WAS LIKE ANOTHER

WEDDING WE HAVE GONE

THROUGH.

WE HAVE BEEN WEDDED, MY WIFE

AND OUR CHILDREN.

Reporter: I ASKED

FRANCINE WHAT SHE THOUGHT

WHEN SHE FIRST SAW HER

HUSBAND.

WHEN I LAST SAW HIM IN

CONGO, HE WAS YOUNGER.

HE HAS GROWN OLDER.

HE HAS STARTED LOSING HAIR

ON HIS HEAD.

Reporter: NENE, WHEN

YOU SAW HER, DID SHE LOOK

THE SAME OR EVEN MORE

BEAUTIFUL.

BEAUTIFUL, VERY

BEAUTIFUL.

Reporter: NENE AND HIS

FAMILY HAVE SPENT THE LAST

SEVERAL MONTHS GETTING TO

KNOW EACH OTHER.

HIS KIDS ARE NOW TEENS.

ADJUSTING TO LIFE IN

AMERICA.

AND HE IS GETTING TO KNOW AN

ORPHAN BOY HIS WIFE FOUND

AND ADOPTED AFTER THE

VILLAGE RAID.

AND NENE BECAME AN AMERICAN

CITIZEN IN APRIL, AND THEY

WELCOMED A FIFTH CHILD, A

BABY BOY THEY NAMED ISRAEL.

THIS IS A BABY OF JOY.

THIS IS A PRESENT I'VE

BEEN GIVEN.

Reporter: NENE ADMITS

IT IS TOUGH SUPPORTING HIS

FAMILY ON HIS INCOME, NOT TO

MENTION HAVING TO REPAY THE

U.S. GOVERNMENT NEARLY

$8,000 FOR THE FAMILY'S

FLIGHT TO THE U.S., BUT HE

SAYS HE IS GRATEFUL AND

WOULDN'T CHANGE A THING.

MEANWHILE, HIS FAMILY IS

STILL INSPIRING THOSE IN THE

COMMUNITY AND ALL WHO HEAR

THEIR STORY.

THIS COUPLE REPRESENTS SO

MUCH IN FAITHFULNESS OF GOD

AND THEIR VOWS TO EACH OTHER

AND THE HOLINESS OF THE

VOWS.

AND THEY WERE FAITHFUL TO

THE VOW TO GOD.

AND THEY WERE FAITHFUL TO

EACH OTHER.

AND GOD USED THAT IN A

MIRACULOUS WAY.

Reporter: JOHN JESSUP,

CBN NEWS, REPORTING IN

COLUMBIA, MISSOURI.

Mark: WHAT A POWERFUL

STORY.

UP NEXT, CBN TAKES A LOOK

BACK AT THE LIFE OF ACTRESS

ANN B. DAVIS.

Mark: WELCOME BACK.

EMMYWINNING ACTRESS ANN B.,

DAVIS, BEST KNOWN FOR HER

ROLE AS THE DEVOTED ALICE OF

THE BRADY BUNCH.

Wendy: A LONG TIME

FRIEND OF DAVIS SAYS SHE

SUFFERED A FALL ON SATURDAY

AT HER SAN ANTONIO HOME AND

DIED ON SUNDAY.

SHE WAS A BORN-AGAIN

CHRISTIAN.

BACK IN THE '80s, SHE

APPEARED ON "THE 700 CLUB"

TO TALK ABOUT HER FAME AND

HER FAITH.

I HAD, LITERALLY,

EVERYTHING THAT THE WORLD

HAD TO OFFER.

AND THEN GOD MADE ME A

BETTER OFFER.

WHAT WAS THAT?

HE OFFERED ME ALL OF THE

THINGS THAT I FOUND WERE

LACKING.

IT WAS A STRANGE FEELING TO

BE AT THAT PARTICULAR POINT

IN MY LIFE, AND HAVE A

FEELING THAT SOMETHING WAS

MISSING.

I'D BEEN A CHRISTIAN, BUT I

GUESS I WAS WHAT YOU MIGHT

CALL A NOMINAL CHRISTIAN.

Wendy: SHE SAYS HER

FAITH TRULY BECAME REAL WHEN

SHE STARTED STUDYING THE

BIBLE.

SHE WAS SUCH A BELOVED

MEMBER OF "THE BRADY

BUNCH."

I GREW UP WATCHING THAT

SHOW.

Mark: GOD BLESS YOU HER

FAMILY.

THAT'S ALL FOR THIS EDITION

OF "NEWSWATCH."

Wen

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