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I’ll never forgive my ex for putting our child in danger

forgiveness on Family - A BRAVE mum who rescued her abducted daughter from war-torn Syria plans to go into hiding once her story hits the big screen.

Dubliner Louise Monaghan dodged shellfire, dealt with double-crossing people smugglers and risked death by stoning in a daring bid to be reunited with little May in 2011.

Irish firm Epos Films has now snapped up the rights to her personal account about the terrifying experience.

Yesterday Louise, 38, told of her hope that a movie version of the book Stolen: Escape From Syria will give strength to others affected by parental kidnap.

And she revealed how it could finally put seven-year-old May beyond the reach of the estranged hubby who spirited her out of Cyprus two years ago.

Speaking about Syrian Mostafa Assad, courageous Louise said: “I don’t hate him but I’ll never forgive him for putting May in danger by taking her to a war-torn country.

“I sleep with one eye open. I worry that he could turn up at any time, so I’m always on the watch.

“My plan is that, after the film is made, I’ll disappear.

“That’s the only way I can get peace and normality.”

The mum, from Swords, also joked about which Hollywood star might play her.

Louise laughed: “I don’t mind as long as they’ve a very good Irish accent but I’d like Drew Barrymore — she’s my idol.”

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