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By Gord Breedyk, Wayne Tebb, Werner Voight, Werner Voigt

The extraordinary tale of a guy who was once born in Germany and determined, as a tender guy, to to migrate to Africa.  His e-book describes sixty years reviews as a settler, durning which he built plantations for his staff and eventually for himself.  He and his kinfolk skilled many hardships, disappointments and rewards whereas residing in East Africa from 1926 to 1986.

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I remember one in particular. He had wooden hands and we had to help him often. We children could sense that something was wrong. At last it was made official: Germany had lost the war. My father came back, very thin and exhausted, but luckily still alive. At school, shortly after the war ended, they began to serve us children food at long tables—oats, cocoa, milk. We thankfully gobbled it down. Now I know that the food came through care packages from other countries, from the American Quakers, for example, who had taken it upon themselves to feed the undernourished children in Germany.

He had assigned Ombasha Sudi as my headman and a work crew of thirty men. I got a tent, a camp bed, a table and chair, some kitchen utensils, and provisions for the men and myself. We also took enough tools, axes, bush knives and hoes to begin the task of establishing a new plantation. In a few days, we had gathered all the necessary tools and provisions, loaded them aboard an oxcart, and set out on our journey. Ombasha Sudi, my headman, knew the place to which we were heading. We embarked on our journey early one morning.

At school, shortly after the war ended, they began to serve us children food at long tables—oats, cocoa, milk. We thankfully gobbled it down. Now I know that the food came through care packages from other countries, from the American Quakers, for example, who had taken it upon themselves to feed the undernourished children in Germany. Growing Up My father was a teacher. Of course, as a teacher’s son, it was assumed that I would be good at school. Unfortunately, I was not. Directly across the street lived a friend of my father’s, also a teacher, Koehler by name.

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