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The Wood family goes to Kenya part 2: stories, photos, and the answer to the question “So, now what?”

As you might imagine, hauling our family of 10 to Kenya produced a lifetime of stories. It’s difficult to know where to start. For now, I’m going to tell you a couple stories about some of our new African friends, because our new African friends are simply amazing.

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College Station road trip

I know that the entire internet has been thinking, “I wonder how the Wood family trip to College Station went…” Good news, Internet. Here’s a summary. Oh, and I’ll apologize ahead of time. I’m just going to quickly throw this blog (and probably all future blogs) up here. There will likely be some typos-hopefully nothing as atrocious as using “there” when I should use “their”. It’s probably going to be a bit disjointed. I’m giving in to the fact that I simply don’t have the time to edit and prepare a blog post the way the “experts” recommend. Sorry, grammar sticklers and blog aficionados.

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A letter from Santa

Earlier this week my 5-year-old told me that he had written a letter to Santa and left it in our mailbox. I wasn’t sure what had prompted the letter (it is July after all), so I was quite curious to read it. Later that day (when he wasn’t around), I went outside to get the letter out of the mailbox. It was gone. I thought the mail carrier had picked it up. Today, he came running into the house with a little envelope. “SANTA WROTE ME BACK!” Here is the letter that was written back to him:

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So, my kids and friends hosted an art show. Goal: raise $500 to buy a dairy cow.

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“Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.” 1 Timothy 4:12.

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