St. Simeon Skete, Taylorsville Kentucky USA

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Monday, April 21, 2008

Monday, April 21 updates

Email from James Mansaray to Vicki Hicks

Good Morning Mama Hicks,

I just drop Mako off at the Fourahbay College campus. He must finish registration or else miss a whole semester. He is struggling terribly with it but managed to make it there this morning. We must see a better doctor soon. He is always quiet and sleeping alot.

This morning he had some of the nice herb tea (sent from you guys) and a piece of bread before i dropped him off. Sanu kind enough to let me use his car again to escape the morning rush here. Mako for now taking the few medications we have on hand at St. Laurence House and the fever less but he still so very weak.

Having taken the allegery medication, am beginning to feel better. Roo down with flu so am sure its just the same weather condition. The rest are ok and doing fine.

We hope medications comes in today. Post Office has been really slow the past few months. We need these medecines as soon as possible. Our supply is very low.

Thanks for the encouraging phone calls and prayers from all of you guys out there. Again thanks for the daily prayer updates.

One more thing before i go. So much rodents in the house so we are doing mass clearing on every corner today. You hardly see them day time and it seems as if they are coming from outside the street gutters. Scary heh? But we are taking good care of our food so dont worry.

I will talk to Pa Foday later. I might go this weekend as planned depends on how Mako is improving.

Have a blessed day and greetings to all.