Wednesday -- Dedication Day (and back to Wewak)
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The platform built for the guests of honor and program.
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Unpacking some Bibles for distribution.
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Husband and wife prepare for the day!
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Max Parada. Videographer.
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Laura gets gussied up for the festivities.
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The dancing begins....and continues...the men are playing the music in the building behind.
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The men.
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The drum sets the tempo as the final guests arrive from the air strip.
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Here they come!
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The view from inside the platform.
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They did a dram depicting life BEFORE and AFTER hearing God's Word.
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This is BEFORE -- with the items of worship.
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The Bibles arrive (carried by Greg, Laura, Aubrey) -- all planned by the elders of the churches.
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A Bible is presented.
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An impromptu receiving line forms to congratulate those receiving the first Bibles.
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Kletus gets his Bible.....finally.
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Kletus -- who such an inspirational figure in making this Bible a reality. He finally has his own copy!
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Kletus.
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Our escort back "home" in preparation for departure. Lots of tears all around.
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Back down the river (in a much faster boat). The man in blue is the plane's pilot -- he had his family with him. The guy in orange works in Wewak with New Tribes.
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Farewell to the Waxe region (well, it's two hours up this river by boat). Beautiful country!
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Wewak airport -- almost back to civilization.
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