Denzel Washington Tells CBN News Why 'A Journal for Jordan' Was 'an Assignment from God for Me'


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"The new film, A Journal for Jordan, is based on the true story about an American military hero who was deployed to Iraq. The movie takes viewers back to 2006, telling how Army First Sergeant Charles Monroe King kept a journal of advice for his infant son in case he didn't make it back home. At the age of 48, King's life ended as the result of a terrorist roadside bomb. The tragedy left his son, Jordan, without a father, and his fiancé, Dana Canedy, without the love of her life.' from video introduction.


"The new film, A Journal for Jordan, is based on the true story about an American military hero who was deployed to Iraq.

The movie takes viewers back to 2006, telling how Army First Sergeant Charles Monroe King kept a journal of advice for his infant son in case he didn't make it back home.

At the age of 48, King's life ended as the result of a terrorist roadside bomb. The tragedy left his son, Jordan, without a father, and his fiancé, Dana Canedy, without the love of her life.

The gift Jordan's dad left behind became the subject of Canedy's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, A Journal for Jordan: A Story of Love and Honor.

The movie, which debuts in theatres on Christmas Day, stars Michael B. Jordan in the leading role with Academy Award winner Denzel Washington in the director's chair..." from the article: Denzel Washington Tells CBN News Why 'A Journal for Jordan' Was 'an Assignment from God for Me'


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