Just two months after getting married, a Cosmo staffer received a call that her new husband was being held hostage and the captors were threatening to kill him. Here, she opens up about the ordeal.
By Gabrielle Frank
In November 2008, Kristen Mulvihill was loving her life. She had recently started working as the Photography Director for Cosmopolitan and had just married New York Times reporter David Rhode. Then everything fell apart. She received a call that David had been kidnapped in Afghanistan. He had scheduled an interview with a Taliban commander, which led to his capture.
While many women might have broken down, Kristen fearlessly navigated the world of FBI agents and detectives, and even facilitated negotiations with her husband's kidnappers. Thankfully, David escaped and returned safely to the US. We talked to Kristen about the couple's new book, A Rope and a Prayer and how she found the courage to handle the harrowing seven and a half months they were apart and whyRead More »from "My Husband Of Just Two Months Was Kidnapped!"