iStand Parent Network is honored to welcome special guests Betty and Mahtob Mahmoody, whose story was chronicled in the 1991 film, Not Without My Daughter
, starring Sally Field.
Based on Betty's book of the same title, the movie chronicles the deceptive means in which they were lured to Iran and their dramatic escape. Parents of abducted children are often told their stories sounds like that "Not Without My Daughter" movie. It's a popular culture reference that helps people understand International Parental Child abduction.
It's time to update the narrative with Betty and Mahtob. Betty is a longtime advocate for IPCA reform. Mahtob Mahmoody, recently released a memoir
of her experience and her journey to forgiveness and trust. Both have written memoirs and share their experiences to inspire others to forgiveness and action.