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The Friendly FolkDancers Tour the Congo: Along the western edge of Lake Tanganyika

The Congo (the Democratic Republic of the Congo, or the DRC) is known to Westerners mostly as a “failed state,” and it is certainly not on many tourists’ lists of favorite destinations. It wasn’t on my list, either, even though there are more than 3,000 Quakers there. In my nearly 20 years of service with the Friends World🔒

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Rosemary Coffey, a member of Pittsburgh (Pa.) Meeting, is a former teacher and current freelance editor. She has been touring with the Friendly FolkDancers since 1992.


Posted in: Features, March 2015

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