December 26 – Soul Food What did you eat this year that you will never forget? What went into your mouth & touched your soul?

Have you ever eaten a banana? No, really, a REAL banana. Not one from the supermarket, but one from a tiny village in Tanzania where bananas are the staple food.

Have you ever eaten a real banana while sitting at the table with someone from said village? How about eating a real banana with a Chagga Man from Marangu, while resting between hikes as you scaled one of the Seven Summits?

How about eating a real banana with a Chagga man from Marangu, while climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro, as your community waits a world away, wishing you luck and good health?

Have you ever done all that for charity?

I did.

It was the best banana I’ll ever eat.

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