Age in Tanzania is honored, revered.  Young people try to make themselves older than their friends because age brings respect.  Moses told a funny story about the first time he went to England he was in a meeting with various aged people.  Somehow, the subject of age arose and Moses said to a woman who was obviously old, “You are the oldest person here in the room!”  She was offended, needless to say.  He said she didn’t speak to him for two years.  He tried to explain it was an honor and he respected her for age, but it only made matters worse.   IMG_5397