Kelly: Kenyan family took a leap of faith, then Omahans jumped in
From a tin house in a Nairobi slum to an apartment in Omaha, the Oloos have come a long way. Clockwise from left, Frederick, holding Darrell; “Granny” Peg O'Malley; Christine; Brian, 9; Rosemary, 14; and Tyra, 7.
Posted: Monday, January 27, 2014 12:00 am
Updated: 2:44 pm, Fri May 9, 2014.
Imagine arriving in a foreign city 8,400 miles from home with your spouse and four children, and knowing no one.
Not only did the Oloos not know anyone when they arrived in Omaha on Oct. 1, but no one even knew they were coming — no relatives, no church, no sponsor.
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Monday, January 27, 2014 12:00 am.
Updated: 2:44 pm.