Niarobi, Kenya (sic)
We got to Niarobi (sic) about 11:00am and were we tired. Boyd & Syd Pierce, Dale & Beulah Hooper met us at he airport. We met Ralph Harrell, Cummins, Jack & Dorothy Hull, and some others who work in the East African Mission. Alan and Kenny were so glad to see some children and to play with their toys. Alan & Kenny were so tickled to get into short pants. Alan fell and hurt his head soon after we arrived. It surely was a nice feeling to know that we had finally made it here. We ate lunch with the Pierce’s, and spent the night. I felt a little homesick and lay thinking of all that we had left behind.
Nairobi, Kenya that is! My mom travels halfway across the globe to do God’s work and does not even know how to spell where she landed. That is faith! However, on the bright side I can trace my lack of spelling ability directly to my ancestry!
You can tell my mom was concerned about her boys and their well being. You can also bet that being on a plane for several hours with whiny young’uns was no picnic. Dad and mom were most likely just as glad to see those same kids and their toys!
Yes Alan and Kenny arrive on the Dark Continent and the first thing they want to do is strip down to the bare essentials.
Alan, true to his nature, is not on land but a few hours and ends up hurting himself. This was to be a theme in my brother’s life for years to come. I am sure we will see more on that later.
Home is where you hang your hat even if is in the middle of Africa!
During this journey you are most likely going to learn more than you ever wanted to know about the Duncan clan. But thru all the funny, poignant, and motivating moments I hope to portray the true lady of faith that was my Mom!