Tuesday, August 12, 2014

All Dressed Up

With somewhere to go!

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Jon has never officially needed to wear his “gabbie” before. It is worn by many Ethiopian people and is looped and draped a specific way for a specific purpose. Gabbies are worn for funerals, church services, weddings, etc, etc. Some men wear them everyday. It was like a rite of passage and would be as amusing to neighbors as a thirty-year old in the US not knowing how to fasten a tie. 

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Off to church and then a community meeting they went. 

Zelalum, our friend in the green, couldn’t go, he just got Jon dressed. :)

1 comment:

Justin Ooms said...

I love seeing how the people are embracing you!