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The Farries with the family of their sponsored child in Tanzania. November 2018

Unforgettable memories: The overwhelming joy of meeting the Tanzanian girl I have sponsored for a decade

Angela Farries travelled with children’s charity World Vision to Tanzania in November 2018

By Angela Farries

As the plane touched down on the tarmac, my heart started beating faster. I was finally in Tanzania, where my husband and I were about to meet Gloria, the girl we have been sponsoring for more than nine years through children’s charity World Vision.

As we waited to leave the busy Kilimanjaro International airport,I took a few moments to take it all in. 

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