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  • David Livingstone
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    David Livingstone is a Scottish missionary and physician. He spent most of his life exploring Africa. He helped Europeans learn a lot about the continent of Africa. Livingstone was born in Scotland. His parents were really religious so David followed his dads footsteps. David is a really hard working person, the reason why he would want to go to Africa was because he knew that there werent a lot of Christians there; he also knew that not many people there knew about Christ. At age ten he began w...
  • Livingstone's Relations With The Other Missionaries
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    DAVID LIVINGSTONE David Livingstone was one of the most revered and respected African explorers of his time. He spent almost 30 years exploring a region little known to the outside world. He often put ambition before family and his own personal health in his quest to open the interior of Africa to Civilization, Christianity, and Commerce. (Hallett 236) Through his daring explorations into the unknown, he discovered and documented many new landmarks inside the dark continent, and at times became ...
  • Shoulders Of One Man David Livingstone
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    Where Will They Bury Your Heart? I have always found profound inspiration in the stories of men and women who lived and died for Christ. In fact, their incredible level of commitment is a measuring stick for my life; their undying courage is a source of my encouragement; and their burning passion is the light to my personal mission. Where would I be without the stories of these seemingly ordinary people who behaved extraordinarily against impossible odds? My faith is lifted each time I recall th...
  • Several Examples Of Livingstone's Actions And Writings
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    On November 10, 1871, David Livingstone had been sitting on a straw mat on the mud veranda of his house in Ujiji when he heard a commotion. Slowly rising to his feet, he brushed through the gathering crowds to find a contingent of porters bearing an incredible assortment of goods: bales of cloth, huge kettles, and tents. Suddenly, a formal American traveler stepped forward, removed his helmet, and extended his hand. The words that adventurer Henry M. Stanley spoke to the aging explorer at this v...
  • Lakes And Rivers Of Central Africa
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    Mungo Park was a Scottish explorer who led one of the first expeditions to investigate the course of the Niger river in Western Africa. Mungo Park was a 23 year-old scottish surgeon surgeon who had just returned from a journey to Sumatra on a ship of the East India Company. There he had discovered 6 species of fish, he had published descriptions in a Scientific Journal. In 1795, Park had gone to Piscina, on an offer to research further into Africa. Park had accepted and a severe fever overcame h...

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