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But the grown children stayed behind in the main village of Budoya for several years.
Rosmarie taught small children at the village school.
A couple of years ago I was on a reporting assignment on the island of Daru, Papua New Guinea.
On a tight budget, I'd arranged accommodation at the local Catholic convent.
who became Baroness Maria Augusta von Trapp, stepmother and matriarch of the Trapp Family Singers, visited Fergusson Island after the singing troop disbanded in 1957.
So too did her stepdaughter Maria Agatha Franziska Gobertina von Trapp, who was portrayed as Louisa in the movie, and two children from the baroness's marriage to the widowed Georg — Rosmarie and Johannes.
She had just been appointed to run the local hospital, then collapsing under the burden of what would soon be identified as the worst outbreak of drug-resistant tuberculosis in the world.Papua New Guineans are enthusiastic worshippers and love to sing. But this one was something else."They were singing Palestrina motets," Sister Jo said. For several years I had been telling grim stories of disease and dysfunction and corruption.I wanted an excuse to share some of the country's glorious madness and to celebrate some little parable of the love and warmth and spirit and surprises you stumble over everywhere in "the Land of the Unexpected".The charity's emergency response coordinator, Blossum Gilmour, said communities had been through a long period without enough food, and were still struggling to get clean water."Most places are not suffering water shortages now but the water quality is continuing to be very poor," she said."There's a lot of dirt in the water so the water purification tablets and water containers are very welcome.Ms Gilmour said the rain had allowed some communities to begin recovering."We're finding they are in the early stages of recovery.