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The ladies spent the morning “power”-shopping (at last – the planned excursion for Thursday had been canceled because of the day's unforeseen events). Tim and David went looking for items to help Mimi (beloved lead nurse-translator from previous trips) get her laptop working the way she wanted. Phil spent a leisurely morning back at the Hilton writing up details of the last several days. The fully-loaded Project Mercy bus picked us all up, and they moved to Marta & Deme's house (also the Project Mercy headquarters) in Addis for lunch. We were all warmly greeted by Marta, Deme, her daughter-in-law and new grand-daughter. Then we had a wonderful lunch of lasagna, salad and soft drinks, followed by dessert. Several of us retired to the garden to discuss our findings from the hospital with Marta & Deme. Mimi joined us and we discussed with her briefly how best to use her laptop. At 4, with our faithful driver Tomerat behind the wheel, we drove to the Bole International Airport in Addis. After getting practically to the gate, three of us were stopped and taken through the bowels of the airport to unpack “suspicious” baggage near the loading area – it was just what we thought: our pesky oto-ophthalmoscopes had been detected. We had an otherwise uneventful flight to Dubai; the airport was surprisingly crowded when we arrived at about 12:30 AM; it took us about 1.5 hours to clear immigration and get to the hotel (so graciously arranged for us by an anonymous donor).