Deedy Books
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As a child in the small Kenyan village of the Maasai, Kimeli Naiyomah's biggest dream was to one day own a cow, a symbol of life to his people. As an adult, Kimeli held great sadness in his heart following the tragic events of 9/11. He decided to offer his beloved cow to the grieving Americans as an expression of his sympathy. In similar gestures, his tribe offered more cows - fourteen in all. Find out what cows mean to the Maasai. Follow what became of the fourteen gift cows and learn about the unique brand they bear. Read about the scholarship developed in tribute to this compassionate gesture.

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