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Delivered From A Hard Place

my name is Augustine castral. i am 11 years old and in standard two my father left home about two ang=d half years ago. i am told that he had run mad and was in Nairobi for quite sometime early this year he came back home together with a pastor and some other people. i was staying with other cousin of mine who is too young my mom left with two brother to a place i don't know. we were living very hard life and the pastor sympathized with the state. when i was asked to accompany them to kakamega i was so happy. i ended in a very welcoming and hospitable home called international faith children home. now i have my needs provided for well and i find them love i have missed so much for a long time.i also go to school my ambition is to become a good police officer. in our devotions we always pray that god will open doors for further sponsorship because the are many who would like such chances but cant came to our home because of lack of enough room . may God bless you as for continue believing God with us.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Ejinja Corner, Kakamega, Kenya
 
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