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Bismarck Family Prepares to Visit Eastern Africa

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U.S. Peace Corp. volunteers in Guinea were evacuated today due to the rising threat of the ebola virus.

The virus first emerged in Guinea in March, before spreading into Liberia and Sierra Leone and is now the largest outbreak in history.

But while all this is going on in the west part of Africa, here in Bismarck a family is preparing to go on a mission trip to the eastern part of the continent.

"There are some dangerous areas in Kenya. The Diocese of Bismarck focuses on one small area that's not anywhere near the danger. So, although it's something to watch, but they have to make decisions for a wider area than we do," says missionary Brent Naslund.

We'll have more of their story tomorrow, including how they are preparing for their three year trip.



 
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