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What I Learned from My Christmas in Africa

One of the absolutely amazing Christmases of mine occurred in the deserts of sub-Saharan Africa in 1998. We wandered through the sands of impoverished African villages, observed men and women dressed in their traditional robes called boubous, along with their sandals and occasional headdresses. In one of the poorest areas of earth, my wife, Kaye, and I, along with a few friends, spent the last 10 days of December that year getting to know and serve the loving people and culture of West Africa.

In November our Provo church group had launched several projects for us to take gifts to the people we were serving.

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