She was only six years old when she met her future husband and they began a marriage that lasted for 10 years.
“I just thought that I was going to marry him,” she told CBS News.
But that wasn’t the case.
“We didn’ t do it because we wanted to.
We didn’t want to.
He just told me that he was going back to Africa and that he had an idea of what he wanted to do,” she said.
That idea was to move his family to Tanzania.
But as the family was being sent back to Kenya for the holidays, the family were forced to leave their home in the U.S. for the first time.
“They just wanted to move us out, they said, ‘we don’t want you anymore,'” the mother told CBS.
And she didn’t know what to do.
“I just didn’t feel that I had any power, no money,” she added.
So, the mother decided to take matters into her own hands.
She called her mother-in-law and told her that she needed to move her family to the U