cost of transplantation is a hardship, in a country that will not let
them work - anyone with a 3-month living and working permit is
unemployable. And they are constantly harassed, one daughter was
followed and raped. Young daughter. She is suffering. The father feels
his heart has been ripped out, not being able to protect her.
must have been extreme for the family to leave Congo. The family left
first, more than 10 years ago. The father left 4 years ago. The youngest child is 3, the oldest 28.
they continue on, selling things on the streets, bringing it a little
bit from singing and playing music.
The father runs a storefront church,
where every Saturday, his band practices, and every Sunday, they meet
with other members of the Congolese community to sing and praise.
and playing music should bring in a lot. I want Soeur Madeleine to
visit the US on tour in 2014, and I want her band to come with her.
Soeur Madeleine sings like an angel, and when her band is with her, she
is flying. Pure magic. Listen.