American Aid Worker Gunned Down In Front Of His Family In Iraq | Eastern North Carolina Now | An aid worker and Tennessee native was murdered in the streets of Baghdad, Iraq, in front of his family earlier this week.

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    An aid worker and Tennessee native was murdered in the streets of Baghdad, Iraq, in front of his family earlier this week.

    Stephen Troell, a 45-year-old husband and father of four, was killed Monday night by a group of terrorists while driving in Iraq's capital city with his wife and one of his children. Troell's car was reportedly cut off by another car before assailants in a third vehicle shot and killed him. His wife and child were unharmed in the attack, according to police.

    Iraqi authorities initially believed the shooting was a part of a failed kidnapping attempt on Troell, but later ruled that theory out, The Associated Press reported. A group unknown to officials claimed responsibility for the killing, saying it was retaliation for a 2020 U.S. airstrike in Baghdad that killed Iranian General Qasem Soleimani and another military commander.

    Troell taught English at a language center in one of Baghdad's dilapidated neighborhoods where he also served. The aid worker's Twitter feed was filled with photos of his family, statements of his devotion to God, and posts about his desire to reach out to those he felt he'd been called to serve in the Middle East.

    In 2017, 16 years after radical Islamic terrorists killed thousands of Americans on September 11, 2001, Troell tweeted, "It was 16 years ago today that my life forever changed and God began to take me on a wonderful journey to learn to love my 'enemies.'"

    Clarence Sexton, president and founder of the The Crown College where Troell graduated around 20 years ago, posted a statement from Troell's family Wednesday after reports of his death.

    "On Monday, November 7, 2022, Stephen Troell met his Savior face to face. Jocelyn, the girls, and little Stephen are currently safe and will return to the U.S. in the next few days," the statement read.

    "Stephen often quoted the words of two Moravian young men who gave their lives for the cause. We echo them again: 'May the Lamb that was slain receive the reward of His suffering,'" the statement concluded.

    Sexton directed people to a donation page for the family set up by The Crown College.

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  Racism within our society
  Sex realignment to the detriment of our society.
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  Covid Pandemic, and its mishandling at the political, and bureaucratic levels.
  The unresolved questions /allegation regarding the flawed 2020 General Election
  January 6th Riot or "Armed Insurrection", depending upon patriotic perspective
  Joe Biden as Divisive Leader; Ineffective and Corrupt Executive
  Failed Education Industry, from an overall perspective, regarding all levels of education.
  Propagandistic Media in complete conflict with the First Amendment's guarantee of Freedom of Speech, and the awesome responsibility of a Free Press..
  "Orangeman Bad!"
  Bureaucracy rushing to a behemoth size, its unjustified expense, and far too often overreach.
  The Weaponized Deep State for political purposes
  A secular ambivalence to all that is real.
  Record number of overdose deaths from opioids and now Fentanyl
  Biden Administration's disastrous Foreign Policy
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