Clayton Author Recalls  Escape from Idi Amin’s Genocide

Clayton Author Recalls Escape from Idi Amin’s Genocide


Clayton resident Urmila Patel came to the US in a flee for her and her family’s life escaping the genocide of Dictator Idi Amin.  She wrote of the harrowing experience in a fascinating book called, “Out of Uganda in 90 Days”.

This is a true story of a world turned upside down, a family torn apart, and the desperate road to freedom from the vicious Dictator Idi Amin”.  Patel’s startling memoir of survival, and escape from Idi Amin’s Uganda, is an amazing journey through cultures, beliefs, and life-and-death passions.

Of course,  she is welcome in Clayton.  Patel is now owner of Clayton’s Postal Annex in Clayton.  In addition, Patel is a Reiki master and has been practicing and teaching the knowledge of healing through various techniques.  She recently presented her life saving ordeal to the Clayton Valley Women’s Club.  Her book is available for purchase on Amazon.com and at the Postal Annex in the Clayton Station shopping center.