St. Simeon Skete, Taylorsville Kentucky USA

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Thursday, November 22, 2012

Today we give thanks, Pa Foday's surgery is done, done

Note: "done, done"  or "don don" means "over with" in Krio.... 

Today we give thanks for many things and as we do 
I hope we remember those who 
don't have it as nice as most of us who celebrate this holiday. 

Early this Thanksgiving morning in a hospital in Freetown,

 Pa Foday underwent surgery.   

The nurses escorted him from the hospital ward 

unto the Operating Theatre.

 Careful attention was placed on his care.  

As surgery went on,  James, his mom - Fatu, Captain Brima and Kadiatu 

waited for news of the surgery's outcome.  

45 minutes later, Pa Foday is out of surgery and

we pray for his speedy recovery.  

God bless you all.  Enjoy your day.