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Sunday, July 1, 2012

KING PEGGY: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village by Peggielene Bartels

After a life-changing phone call inviting her to become King, American secretary Peggy Bartels journeys to her homeland, the impoverished African village of Otuam. There she finds homes with no running water, the palace in ruins and the village elders stealing all of the funds. Peggy begins a remarkable journey to bring prosperity to her people.

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