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... Romney's grandfather immigrated to Mexico in this region. There were political arguments during the campaign that the family had moved to the region to avoid anti-polygamy laws as well as counter arguments that the family had moved to seek new economic opportunities in the region. Sergio, our Tour Director, told us whatever one chose to believe, that the Romney family had brought new economic development to this area.
Long before the Mormons arrived in ...
... We waited an hour or
so for the final truck, when it arrived it was dusk with the sun setting over
the Alligator mountain. Most of the
finising work had been completed and Bill and I were busy cleaning up
equipment. They poured and poured and
came up about 4 ' short of the end. The
operator took his ball and sucked it backward through the tube. It was very quiet I think we were all
standing there praying, I know I was.
Once the tube ...
... more down to Earth. After church it was back to the outpost for cold cuts then off to mexico to church there. We were really blessed to be able to get to the service early enough for the song service as I spoke with the Praise and worship leader (who speaks ,and sings, really good English) afterwards I remarked that I knew more songs here than over in El Paso. We got to see our old friend ...
... so excited she got to design her first threshold she has been waiting patiently for her opportunity to contribute like that. I 'lost steam' about 3:30 - the rest of the day none of us outside seemed to be able to make much progress and the trench was close to completion but did not make it.
For dinner the new folks got only soup and beans (what many mexican families live on) in order to be able to empathize with the families we will see tomorrow ...
... with enough courage to step out and do their part. I will admit that this is still ...