Still, thousands of miles away in the Horn of Africa there is a severe drought. So, I am including this article from the Kalamazoo Gazette as a reminder of the many who are less fortunate than we are who live in the U.S.
According to the article:
"An estimated 29,000 Somali children younger than 5 have died as a result of the drought, U.S. officials said last week, and the U.N. estimates more than 600,000 children are acutely malnourished."
The Gazette further states,
"When Maureen Metty visited Kenya this summer, it was easy for her to see that things were not looking good.
“They told me at that point that they probably had about two hours of rain in a year and a half,” said the nun from Kalamazoo’s Sisters of St. Joseph.For further details, see: