Foreign News: How've You Been?

"Don't be long, love," Ada Robinson cautioned her young (29) husband Tom as he left her and their baby daughter in England, to wind up his business in Africa's Orange Free State. Tom promised, and sailed away. That was 42 years ago. Tom kept meaning to return. "But I had a good job," he explains, "and if you left a good job in those days, someone took your place." Ada kept meaning to join him in South Africa. But soon after Tom left, another baby arrived, and she decided to wait. Then a war came along; then a depression; then another...

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