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The matatu from Jane's house to Kitale stops by the train tracks. The defunct tracks are low-traffic, so good walking, but lined with midden heaps and home to the sitting stoops of unemployed youth.
Jane prays over each meal, sometimes in English and sometimes in Kiswahili. So it's not a surprise when she invites us to join her in church on Sunday.
"When I told my children I was going out to bring home wazungu, they thought I was joking," Jane confides, smiling over her charcoal brazier. "But, here you are."
We met Jane through her daughter Sheila, who is my age but not present. Sheila had listed Jane's place…