The Accidental Recruiting Trip

It has not always been clear where Etaslon Kabura was going in life. His has been a long path from a refugee camp in Tanzania to Lamoni, Iowa. One thing was always clear, however: Etaslon could run. In school in Africa, every Friday the whole student body would turn out after class for what Americans might call a “fun run.” “It could go on for quite some time. We would burn off our energy for the weekend break,” said Kabura in his quiet but measured tone.