Don Teague

Don Teague is currently a correspondent for Early Show and CBS Evening News.  Prior to that, he served NBC News as a correspondent for NBC News as a correspondent and has covered a wide range of stories, from Hurricanes along the Gulf coast, to wildfires in Southern California, riots across France, and the war in Iraq. Teague won an Emmy Award for his reporting from New Orleans in the chaotic aftermath of hurricane Katrina. His contributions to NBC’s Katrina coverage also earned the prestigious Peabody and Edward R. Murrow awards. Teague has received other awards, including several national Emmy nominations, three Edward R. Murrow awards, two National Headliner awards, two regional Emmys, seventeen regional Emmy nominations, and several Associated Press Broadcasters awards.

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For her entire life, Rafraf, a devout Muslim, had been told that Americans were the enemy. Her understanding of the world, of her place in it, and of the United States had been steeped in the culture of Iraq under the rule of Saddam Hussein. Yet, in the midst of insurgents attempting to kidnap and kill her, she found herself on the receiving end of lifesaving help from those she considered her enemies.Rafraf suddenly finds herself living with a Christian family in the Bible Belt of America....

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Don Teague and Rafraf Barrak tell their story in SAVED BY HER ENEMY

An Iraqi woman, threatened by insurgents for working as a translator for NBC, comes to rely on her former enemies, Americans, for refuge and new life

My Life in 8 Words

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Don Teague
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Having done all, stand.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Is skiing considered an occupation?

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Elmer Fudd. He's not a bad guy, just misunderstood.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. I can't dance. I can't even sort of dance. I wish I could dance, and not care who's watching.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. I love the mountains. I'm happiest gasping for air above 10,000 feet.

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