About the Author
Ellen Myers was born in Berlin, Germany, in 1925. She is the mother of seven, grandmother of 38, and great-grandmother of four. Her mother was Jewish, and the Nazis killed most of her mother's family in the Holocaust. She is fluent in five languages and served as interpreter for top officials of the American Military Government in Germany after World War II. Ellen studied philosophy for many years and was an atheist until she became a Christian at age 35 in 1960. Ellen received her Master of Arts degree in Russian Intellectual History from Wichita State University in 1986. She has taught history, foreign languages and English literature for many years, most recently at Pilgrim Christian Academy. Since 2002 she has served as an area representative for The Voice of the Martyrs. She takes care of Becky, her youngest daughter who has Down Syndrome.