almost everything you need to know about todays birthday girl is in this picture.
when everyone was getting high, making money, going to cocktail parties with meliania
chris went to africa to save the poorest of the poor. the blackest of the black.
she joined the peace corps, volunteered at an orphanage filled with kids whos parents died of AIDS or wars.
some of the kids were handicapped some were emotionally screwed up.
two tried to kill themselves by throwing themselves into the Victoria River
but Chris, once a member of the UCSB Women’s Crew Team, jumped into the river and saved them
a year later she returned to the river, with the youngsters, and they took pictures to celebrate her bravery
some in the village called her a ghost. some a witch. some just called her America.
America saved two orphans, someone said in Lugandan, the language of Uganda.
You lie! said another.
and a sound was heard in the distance, then a dusty image, then a rollicking cab filled with people
some even on the roof.
and then it stopped.
and out came three wet souls. one white and two black.
and off they climbed from the roof.
and they all collapsed before they could get into the orphanage. they were exhausted.
and the one said to the other SEE! SEE WHAT THE AMERICAN GHOST DID!
today Chris lives in New Mexico where she donates blood every week.
and listens to NPR on her solar powered radio.
she is the very best this country is all about.
Hillary should make her the VP.