We first met Fredy a few years ago.  Because of some medical problems, requiring that he use a colostomy bag, his physical motor skills were delayed.  However, he quickly caught up with others his age and we graduated him from our physical therapy program last month.  Today, I (Jennifer) learned that Fredy had been having significant stomach pain for the last couple of days. He died last night. The news and phone call came as a complete surprise.  I knew there would be days ahead when we would receive this kind of news, but I never thought he would be one of the children we would lose so soon. He would have started school with us in January.

Fredy with his dad

As I fly to Uganda this afternoon, to graduate twenty-two students from our Bible school and plant a new one in the Congo, my prayers will also be with the family of Fredy, too.  I pray that they may find Him and His comfort and peace, as we all mourn the loss of this precious one.

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