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By Dr. Rick Koole
Special to the Village News 

A salute to Dads


Last updated 6/9/2021 at 11:14am

Shortly after the Ethiopian Civil War ended in 1991, I flew into Addis Ababa to speak to pastors from around the country. I’ll never forget what I saw on the trip from the airport to the compound where I was to stay; the streets seemed to be filled with dozens of one-legged men walking along the dusty roads.

When I asked what had caused this, I was told it was from stepping on landmines during the war. They lacked “minesweepers” to walk before them with the tools to detect and caution them to avoid the brutal land mines.

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