National Geographic : 1980 Jul
Return to Uganda By JERRY and SARAH KAMBITES Photographs by SARAH LEEN After the fall of di Amin in April 1979, a young Ugandan woman returns with her Canadian husband to a homeland on the verge of chaos. In these pages we present Sarah and Jerry Kambites' story from a double perspective. Jerry chronicles the couple's Uganda odyssey in the text beginning on the next page. Sarah adds her poignant personal comments in the picture captions. PHOTOGRAPHFROM THE COLLECTIONOF SARAHKAMBITES HOME AGAIN! I left Ugandato study husband and our child. Would my family accept us? abroad in 1972, just after Idi Amin seized Their smiles remove all doubts. Kneeling power, and for seven years agonizedfrom respectfully, I greet some of my aunts, who will afaras my people suffered under his rule. kneel in turn to greet Jerry. That's me at age Last summer I returned-witha Canadian 10 (above) with a great-auntand my grandmother.