Immaculee Ilibagiza grew up in a country she loved, surrounded by a family she cherished. But in 1994 her idyllic world
was ripped apart as Rwanda descended into a bloody genocide. Immaculee’s family was brutally murdered during a killing
spree that lasted three months and claimed the lives of nearly a million Rwandans.
Incredibly, Immaculee survived the slaughter. For 91 days, she and seven other women huddled silently together in the
cramped bathroom of a local pastor while hundreds of machete-wielding killers hunted for them.
It was during those endless hours of unspeakable terror that Immaculee discovered the power of prayer, eventually
shedding her fear of death and forging a profound and lasting relationship with God. She emerged from her bathroom
hideout having discovered the meaning of truly unconditional lovea love so strong she was able seek out and forgive her
The triumphant story of this remarkable young woman’s journey through the darkness of genocide will inspire anyone whose
life has been touched by fear, suffering, and loss.