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BIG KNIFE "Kibugita" by Frank Ogden, MD

BIG KNIFE "Kibugita"

Operating for God in Africa

by Frank Ogden, MD

Pages: 194

Dimensions: 5 x 8

Category
  • RELIGION - Christian Living - Personal Memoirs
  • RELIGION - Christian Ministry - Missions
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - Religious

Type : Paperback

ISBN : 9781662822322

Price : $22.49



Dr. Ogden’s African colleagues nicknamed him Kibugita (Big Knife). Frank felt called to be a missionary while in High School. He became a surgeon in order to serve the poor of rural Africa. Dr. Ogden’s career spanned a forty-three-year period. Here he recounts unusual medical cases; sometimes humorous, always challenging, as well as his reliance on God through numerous trials. 

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Frank Ogden graduated with honors from Seattle Pacific College (now University) in June of 1957 and married Maxine Harer the same day. He then studied medicine at the University of Washington, followed by four years in the US Army as an intern and flight surgeon. His general surgery training started in Seattle, then took him to Stockton and Modesto, California. After Tropical Medicine studies at Tulane University, New Orleans Dr. Ogden served the people of Central Africa most of his career. He is now retired with his wife Carol in Everett, WA.

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