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A Family Living Under the Sahara Sun

A Family Living Under the Sahara Sun Here we have the story of a father and mother who went to Niger West Africa with two small children in and over the next nine years had four children Roland was number one Lance followed and

  • Title: A Family Living Under the Sahara Sun
  • Author: RuthLong
  • ISBN: 9781462868322
  • Page: 419
  • Format: Paperback
  • Here we have the story of a father and mother who went to Niger, West Africa with two small children in 1950, and over the next nine years had four children Roland was number one, Lance followed, and then there were Cheryl, John, Suzanne and Pamela All six children were raised on the southern edge of the Sahara desert with dad and mom, Dr Burt and Ruth Long Galm Here we have the story of a father and mother who went to Niger, West Africa with two small children in 1950, and over the next nine years had four children Roland was number one, Lance followed, and then there were Cheryl, John, Suzanne and Pamela All six children were raised on the southern edge of the Sahara desert with dad and mom, Dr Burt and Ruth Long Galmi, Niger, West Africa was their home One by one they left to go to our SIM missionary kids school in Jos, Nigeria, but always came home to Galmi for the holidays Dr Long was the founder and first doctor of the Galmi Hospital in Niger You will read about early struggles and later victories The text was taken from letters sent home to family and kept by Ruth s sister, Frances, who ved them all and returned them to us when we retired The last few chapters deal with our return trips to West Africa in our retirement years There were two trips to ELWA, Liberia, one trip to Chad, three trips to Nigeria and three trips back home to Galmi, Niger.

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    1. Recently self-published, Ruth Long's memoirs primarily tell the story of a missionary family from America sent to reach Africans in the then French country of Niger during the middle of the 20th century. Ruth's story spans from just prior to the Great Depression, through her mother's death, the era of Christian revival, and past the turn of the century. Although the writing is rough at times, the sharp cultural contrasts both in America and abroad, as well as the escapades of the Long's six chil [...]

    2. Ruth Long is a remarkable woman.My son's art teacher once said, "too many artists die without sharing their knowledge with the next generation." I think the same can be said about most of us.Ruth Long, however, captured many details of time, place, and people spanning decades and even continents. And then she decided to share these with us. Her book gives an eye opening view of what it was like to live in a part of Africa that was hostile in many ways. Certainly her physical environment was chal [...]

    3. This had some interesting parts of their life as missionaries, but not nearly enough detail; it was mostly a telling of people they knew, about packages from home, etc. It was obviously their lives set down for their children. Not as interesting as I hoped.

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