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It's off to a different home for returning Goldendalians

 

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BACK TO A DIFFERENT HOME: Former Goldendale residents, Jim Monroe and Sue Evans were administrators in Kenya.

Jim Monroe and Sue Evans, owners of property in Goldendale to which they had hoped to return, have left their positions as administrators of the Maua Methodist Hospital in Kenya as violence increases. Here they reminisce and explain why they won't come home to Goldendale.

Driving down from Maua to Nairobi, a six-hour trip through Nanyuki and over the equator, our minds are filled with the realities of making this transition.

Watching old women walking doubled over, carrying heavy loads of firewood. There is a memory... Or the man peddling a bicycle with a sofa crosswise on back and his daughter sitting on the sofa....yep, a memory. Walking into Payne's Fine Art curio shop and seeing row u...



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