1. Back to Where it all Started: Guinea

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    September 9, 2018 by kshearon12

    Bonsoir from Guinea, West Africa! It is crazy to think that back when I started this blog (over 5 years …
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  2. A Taste of Shipyard

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    August 5, 2018 by kshearon12

    Today is my 4 week mark of being back on the Africa Mercy.  I had a lovely time at home …
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  3. Elements of a Memorable Story

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    May 18, 2018 by kshearon12

    A note about this post:  I started this entry many weeks ago and am just getting it finished now.  I …
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  4. A Field-Service of Reading

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    April 28, 2018 by kshearon12

    Did you know that the ship has a really nice library on-board?  It can be hard to find a quiet …
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  5. “Heroes come in all types and sizes”

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    March 18, 2018 by kshearon12

    To the overeager donor who will just not leave me alone To the nervous donor who is deathly afraid of …
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  6. A New Year, A New Decade

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    February 11, 2018 by kshearon12

    The start of 2018 has been nothing short of exciting.  How is it already February?  I know I have written …
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  7. Gratitude

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    December 25, 2017 by kshearon12

    “O holy Child of Bethlehem Descend to us, we pray Cast out our sin and enter in Be born to …
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Disclaimer

This is my personal blog. I am serving with the organization Mercy Ships but the views, thoughts and opinions here are my own. For more information from the official Mercy Ships site please go here:

http://www.mercyships.org

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Sending mail to Africa can be a challenge. Here are a few ways to contact me while I am away:

E-mail:
kshearon12@gmail.com

Crew Mail: Letters, cards and other flat things

Kathy Shearon — Hospital
M/V Africa Mercy — Crew Mail
P.O. Box 2020
Lindale, TX 75771

Container: packages of any kind, please note these will take up to 2-3 months to arrive to the ship

Kathy Shearon — Hospital
M/V Africa Mercy — For Container
P.O. Box 2020
Lindale, TX 75771

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