DISPLACED is a gripping true story of a young girl's and her young siblings' dramatic escape from an ultra religious Mennonite Colony in Bolivia. Covering the span of her early childhood through adulthood, Esther takes you on a journey of unspeakable loss, survival, resilience, and strong family bonds.
For Esther, everyday life revolves around rules, routine and monotonous chores. The youngest of fourteen siblings, born into a conservative Mennonite Colony in the heart of South America. Where her family lives off the grid on a farm in the colony. To Esther, her childhood-as she sees it-seems normal and ordinary, until one catastrophic day when everything changes. Suddenly eleven-year-old Esther is faced leaving behind everything she's ever known. This is her true, heartbreaking account of growing up in a Mennonite family and the harrowing events that unfold, which eventually lead to their dramatic escape. Everything she's known about her identity as a child is left behind as she struggles to find a place for herself in a new country, culture and language