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By Clinton Cummings
For The Sentinel 

Mission takes Goldendale man to Zambia


Clinton Cummings

VICTORIA FALLS: Cummings took this photo of Victoria Falls. The falls, called Mosi-oa-Tunya by locals, was named by David Livingstone after Queen Victoria. Livingstone came upon the falls in 1885 and is credited with spreading the word of its existance throughout Europe.

Goldendale resident, Clinton Cummings went on a mission to Zambia from Jan. 17 through Feb. 13, this year. The following is Cummings’ account of his mission.

The sun burned down from a cloudless sky and the temperature was hovering around 84 degrees. There we were, pastors, teachers, lawyers, farmers, doctors, and nurses, all lined up and passing from hand to hand 35 pound, concrete blocks destined to form the walls of the new EEC (Evangelism and Educational Center). The first 20 minutes of this exercise passed without difficulty but by the second hour we were all getting very tired. Wishes for an easier opening day made their way up and down the line until finally the signal was given...

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