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Our Nigerian Connection

Joy standing with her arm around Godwin at the top of the Gorge.
Joy and Godwin at Elora Gorge.


The past seven days served as a life altering experience for Anne and I, and as with most experiences of this nature, we weren’t expecting it.

A week ago we were introduced to a wonderful couple from Lagos, Nigeria, who were visiting Canada to attend their daughter’s wedding in Ottawa.

Godwin and Joy Ashikwe were very tired from their trip from Africa, a few days of wedding preparations and celebrations, and then a long car ride from Ottawa to our home in Waterloo.

We welcomed them with refreshments and a traditional summer barbecued dinner. Continue reading “Our Nigerian Connection”