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Kenyan Woman Dies in Amsterdam While Returning to Texas from Holiday in Kenya

A Kenyan woman living in College Station, Texas has died in Amsterdam on her way back from Kenya after a family holiday.

Faith Mugwe Kairu died on Monday while in transit through Amsterdam where she was in the company of her husband Timothy Kairu Wanyoike and their three children Mark,Ryan and Emma. The kids are 4 years old, 18 months and 3 months old.

Faith and her family decided to cut short her visit to Kenya after she fell ill and travel back to Texas. Her health however deteriorated while airborne and was rushed to hospital upon arrival at Amsterdam’s Schipol Airport.

Faith died at the hospital moments later. Her husband was by her bedside at the time of her passing.

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There's not way to prepare for the death of a loved way. I am so sorry for the family and friends that are having to deal with this tragedy.

This is a very sad story. I feel for the husband and the young children she has left behind. May the good Lord grant them strength to deal with the painful loss of a loved one.

Poleni sana, I feel for the children who will never get to know their mother. At that age they are too young to understand what is going on. Many children of that age keep on asking when will mom come back. so sad.

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