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T minus 2 weeks

Posted by on Aug 25, 2010 in Blog, General Information | 2 comments

It’s getting down to the final countdown (insert Daniel Walters’ rendition of Europe’s hit) and it’s actually starting to hit me a bit. I’m really doing this. It comes with a combined sense of excitement and sadness. I picked up my parents from SeaTac a couple of weeks ago and brought them home, they’re off traveling the...

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Alizma Kotoir Kotongue’s story

Alizma Kotoir Kotongue’s story

Posted by on Aug 19, 2010 in Blog, Patient Stories | 0 comments

Here’s another recent story from the Africa Mercy, docked in Lome, Togo. As written, photographed, and provided by Mercy Ships: Eight women sat close together on the bench beneath the awning at the Mercy Ships Hospitality Center in Lomè, Togo. They had come from villages – some nearby and some far away – all hoping that surgery would cure the...

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Salutations from Seattle!

Salutations from Seattle!

Posted by on Aug 9, 2010 in Blog, News & Updates | 1 comment

I figured I should write from here briefly. I’m on the road, seeing some friends and family. I’m staying with my sister on Capitol Hill here in Seattle, writing this from Victrola, a local coffee roasting joint that doubles as a cafe. It’s the free internet that beckons us. My parents fly in from Togo tomorrow! I’ve missed them a...

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From Benin and Togo

From Benin and Togo

Posted by on Aug 2, 2010 in Blog, Personal Stories | 1 comment

My parents just got to the Africa Mercy docked in Lome, Togo. I thought I would share this Email from them summarizing their field training as I thought it was pretty powerful. Not to mention my mom rode a motorcycle taxi! I think they’re right where the Lord wants them. Needless to say I’m really proud of them and I can’t wait to join...

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