Milly Kruper and Joane Eby were born in Lassa, Nigeria. They spent most of their young lives in the northeastern area of Nigeria among the Margi Tribe with their minister father and mother who was a teacher. They went to Hillcrest School, a mission boarding school. When Milly graduated from nursing school in the U.S. she began a career as a Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse. She works in the Bryn Mawr hospital NICU today. She has raised 2 children with her husband and lives in Phoenixville, Pa. Joane graduated from college and taught French and Social Studies. She then received a degree in gifted Education.Through her career Joane has been a world traveller, teacher, Pre-school Director, Assistant Principal, and Principal. Joane has lived in Ohio, Montana, Oregon and is now the Principal of Ephrata High School in Pa. She enjoys travel, reading, gingerbread structure creations, writing, and square dancing. She and her husband have raised 2 children.