photo essay in PDF format


photo essay in PDF format
Along the Road to Freedom at the global assembly
of Mennonite World Conference
July 2015, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Happy to see the crates
after a complicated journey
across the border.
Surprise! Dan Arnold,
sitar player who played
for me 13 years ago
at his aunt`s home in
Three sisters from Zimbabwe.
7,500 people from
65 countries
My best friend in Kinshasa
and fellow kidnapee,
Mwaku Kinana.
Another surprise!
Indian Mennonite,
GK Rufus. His wife
and daughter are
on the cover of
the In God`s
Image book.
A constant stream of visitors came to
the exhibit. Many read everything.
Some said they could not handle the
entire exhibit emotionally in one
visit, so, came back for a second or
third viewing.
Along the Road to Freedom committee
member Nettie Dueck talks about her and
her mother`s journey out of Russia with
visitors to the exhibit.
Elfrieda Schroeder talks
about the painting about
her mother, grandmother
and great grandmother.
The women`s stories
were an emotional
journey for many
visitors, regardless of
Text being translated
for Spanish speaking
Ron Sider takes in the exhibit.
Jamie Ross from
Anabaptist Witness,
Elkhart, Indiana. We
met to talk about
Along the Road to
Freedom touring in
the US. I met formally
and informally with
people from Europe,
Virginia, Kansas,
Indiana and California
about the tour.
With a Pennsylvania Farm Show
Complex forklift operator after
taking down the exhibit.
The crates are loaded and ready
to go to Goshen College, where
the exhibit opens in August.