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Run for safety

Mere Naleba
Wednesday, September 13, 2017

"I KEPT praying and was crying to God for our safety."

These were the words of Fiji-born Eta Evans as she fled her Florida home with hundreds of other American families as Hurricane Irma approached the US mainland last Friday after wreaking havoc in the Caribbean.

"I was so scared when we left. I was crying for the safety of my family but after we prayed, I felt a confirmation in my heart from God," she said.

Ms Evans, along with her sister, mother and 10 other family members opted to evacuate their homes and drove for 24 hours covering 1000 miles to Pennsylvania in a bid to escape the wrath of the hurricane.

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