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Remember our interview with Fr. Themi of Sierra Leone? Were you inspired? Read an update from Eleni Athinodorou as she writes about her return to offer assistance to the people in West Africa. Ebola and poverty are still harsh realities.
Eleni Returns to Sierra Leone
Having been back in Sierra Leone for one month now, I feel more settled and am readjusting to the routine of mission life.
First impressions upon my return were the constant challenges in coping with the lack of basics and the heat and humidity. I was worried that I would not be able to handle it again. After 6 months in luxury in Australia I had become accustomed to air conditioning, hot water, endless power supply, TV, stereo, my own car and a plethora of food, drink and supplies as well as endless coffee … these accessible commodities spoiled me.
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