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Monday, April 5, 2010

Goats & Chickens & Roo, Oh my!

On this particular night in Kabala, I wanted to check on some livestock that had been given to villagers as gifts through Nazareth House via One Love Foundation.

The recipients of these gifts
lived a good distance down the road

which enabled us to enjoy a nice Evening walk along the way.
Upon reaching the house, the family eagerly came out to greet us.
They proudly showed us their gifts - the goats and chickens.
They were very happy and thankful to have received such fine livestock. The chickens were happily pecking on the floor of the steps
as they listened to the radio.
As we gathered the fowl
and goats
for a group photo,
we found out something
we didn't know about Roo.
He is terribly afraid of goats! What a Freetown city boy he is!
This is something he will have to overcome very quickly. I am sure the move to Kabala will take care of that.