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By Vautier Golding

A transparent, basic account of Livingstone's pioneer paintings in Africa as explorer, clinical missionary, and suppressor of the slave exchange. Describes the horrors of the slave exchange and Livingstone's efforts to thwart the slave investors in Africa and to deliver know-how of the dire scenario to the folks in England and worldwide. Emphasizes his indomitable braveness and patience within the face of numerous problems to accomplish his lifelong target of doing as a lot reliable as he may perhaps for these so much wanting it. A quantity within the highly-acclaimed kid's Heroes sequence, edited via John Lang.

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And now from a hillock they could see new and fertile country in the distance, with thick smoke rising beyond. It must be reeds burning on the shore of the great lake, they thought, and so pushed onward. In a few more days they suddenly burst through the thick bush upon a wide and deep river, and from the natives on its banks they learnt that this was the Zouga, flowing from the great Lake Ngami, 250 miles up stream. It was now 4th July and late in the season, but for twelve more days they forced and jolted their waggons along the river bank until the oxen were nearly spent.

Oswell was to manage the trek, and the hard and tiring task of shooting enough game for the camp pot depended upon his quick eye, cool head, and steady hand. Livingstone was to be interpreter and scientific observer, while the party relied upon his wonderful power of gaining the goodwill of the natives. They started from Kolobeng in a north-easterly direction, and for the first 120 miles their track lay through country they had passed before. Then they struck north towards the desert, and from this point they knew nothing of the country before them.

He saw that new missionaries ought to go farther north where there were more natives and fewer mission stations. Livingstone was very glad to do this himself. Although it would have been pleasanter and more comfortable to settle down where there were more white people, he was eager to do what was best for the black people he had come to help. In his student days he had decided to go to Africa because he had heard Dr. " David Livingstone decided then that he could make his life count for most in the regions of most need.

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