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Linda Ragsdale

Waking the Peace Dragon

A survivor of a terrorist attack turns her thoughts—and actions—to peace

Linda Ragsdale, Nashville children’s book author and illustrator, was severely wounded in the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, which left more than 170 people dead and injured hundreds more. Choosing to make a mission of love from the darkness she experienced, Ragsdale has created a website,, that puts this mission into action.

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