Dianne Darr Couts, and her brothers (from left) Rich, David and John, pose for a family portrait in Africa. (photo Dick Darr)

Today The News Leader of Minerva, Ohio, features an article about the events depicted in All God’s Children on its front page. Dianne Couts added some new details in her interview:

“I survived by being good and being smart and toeing the line and trying to avoid trouble,” said Couts, “but what ended up happening is we older kids kind of sheltered, and protected, and mopped up damage for the littler ones.”

The article also focuses on how helpful the courage and advocacy of the now adult MKs has been in preventing other children from suffering like they had to:

More recently, Couts’ brothers were hunting in Africa and stayed with a C&MA missionary whose mother had attended the Mamou school. The missionary thanked the Darrs, saying that because of their efforts, his children did not have to attend a boarding school and could live at home and attend the nearby American school.

Read the entire article HERE – and please leave a comment on the article’s page if you’d like.

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