Karen Phillips loved the people she worked with in Africa. She was in Gabon to help farmers to better market their produce and teach English at a local school.
"Africans are kind, intelligent, amusing and warm people who are taking very good care of your Sister here in Gabon. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Ma dzing wah! (I love you all)," she wrote in a letter to her family.
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