St. Simeon Skete, Taylorsville Kentucky USA

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Friday, April 4, 2008

Mako ill

Its been a crazy week for our staff in Freetown. Pa Foday had arrived from Kabala to take care of some dental problems (He has lost several teeth recently). James was excited to have his dad in town and things were going well. Then a phone call about James' brother, Mako, in Kabala. He had suddenly taken ill and had lost the use of his legs. Pa Foday immediately returned to Kabala. I never found out if Pa Foday actually got his dental problem looked after but he found Mako worsening in Kabala. James immediately took off for Kabala to find a doctor for Mako in Freetown, since none was available in town. They are at the doctor today and I should have word later on about his condition.

Roo continues to make slight improvements with his fever/malaria troubles. In the midst of all this, the work on the school building continues, and people are cared for thanks to the support from all of you and the hard work of those on the ground in Sierra Leone. WoW! What a team we all make!!!!!

ITS COMING, Its coming! Your DVD should be in your hands this weekend!