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12 years back
« on: May 10, 2019, 10:31:38 am »
12 years ago after being released after 25 years of marriage I had half a bungalow to spend. I was back at me Mams ad saw an ad for holidays in The Gambia, so I booked for two weeks. Whilst there I met an English couple building a school who invited me to visit, needless to say I went back another 7 times. This is the only photo I have left of me and some of the kids.

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Re: 12 years back
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2019, 12:06:38 pm »
Way cool to have such a significant experience in your personal "memory file"!

Nice one Pete!!!
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Re: 12 years back
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2019, 02:05:58 pm »
What a great picture, and I'd be willing to bet you made an impression on quite a few of those young ones.(you old curmudgeon- with a heart of gold)
Thanks for sharing some pretty special memories with us.
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Re: 12 years back
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2019, 02:11:13 pm »
cool, this is what real life is about :)
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Re: 12 years back
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2019, 02:17:40 pm »
Thanks lads,

I sponsered two kids through school, one is now training to be a nurse.
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Re: 12 years back
« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2019, 02:52:56 pm »
So cool to have been there, and even more so to have given others a better shot at life.

Great story Pete, well done and thanks for sharing !
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Re: 12 years back
« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2019, 04:15:07 pm »
Well done Pete, you've made the world a better place for your efforts. Sometime I'll do a post on my youngest son's efforts in a somewhat similar vein. Again, well done!
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Re: 12 years back
« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2019, 05:40:49 pm »
You've made a difference Pete to those kids lives.
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Re: 12 years back
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2019, 06:03:26 am »
Very cool Pete.

Thanks for sharing this memory.

I have never been to Gambia.

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Re: 12 years back
« Reply #9 on: May 13, 2019, 10:21:38 pm »
Very nice experience Pete  8)
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Re: 12 years back
« Reply #10 on: May 14, 2019, 06:31:02 am »
This is a great story and picture, Pete!


You are a man with a big heart who has made the world a better place than the one you were handed.


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Re: 12 years back
« Reply #11 on: May 14, 2019, 06:32:02 am »
Pete, I always knew you were/are an incredible fellow, this is neat.
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