Missionary surgeon Dr. Robert Bowers arrived in Ethiopia with his family one week before Ethiopia’s revolution in 1974. In letters written to his family back home he details in a candid way his medical experiences, family life, cultural observations, everyday living and spiritual victories and struggles until he and his family were forced to leave in 1977.
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About the Author
by Robert Bowers, MD
Since first joining SIM (an interdenominational mission organization) in 1966, Bob and Marion Bowers have worked in Liberia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Zambia and most recently in Bangladesh. As a surgeon, Bob’s involvement has been in the medical field while Marion’s work has been in the educational and music areas. They are currently retired and living in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania.