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TANZANIA: Counting the Scars

One, two, three, ...” began Temistocres Ngabona, counting the deep scars on his leg. “Four, five, six, seven, eight, ...” he continued, moving to his right arm and then to his severed thumb and mangled fingers.

As he reached the ninth scar, he buried his face in his arms, overcome with emotion while recalling the attack that nearly ended his life.


During a recent worship service, Temistocres tearfully thanked God directly from the pulpit. “Asante, Yesu,” he said in Swahili. “Thank you, Jesus.”

This excerpt is from our June newsletter. Download it here.

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