North Carolina woman contracts Ebola

North Carolina woman contracts Ebola

July 29th, 2014 by WRCB-TV Channel 3 in Local - Breaking News

David and Nancy Writebol

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A Charlotte, North Carolina woman who contracted the deadly ebola virus in Liberia had served as a missionary overseas with her husband for more than a dozen years, according to her pastor.

David and Nancy Writebol are missionaries for Charlotte-based S.I.M., a mission group that works with Samaritan's Purse in the Liberian capital of Monrovia.

Dr. John Munro, senior pastor at Calvary Church in south Charlotte, said Sunday that the church has sponsored the Writebol's missionary work since the 1990s.

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