Twenty-Nine Lives

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Twenty-Nine Lives is a personal account of twenty-eight occasions during Mayo's life where he faced death. Each chapter chronicles a series of events in which he encountered near death situations, or was involved in events that could have easily led to his demise.

From his earliest years, Mayo led an adventurous life! Since 1972, many of Mayo's exciting experiences have occurred during various risky travels into some of the most remote parts of ninety-six countries around the world.

Keeper of the Congo

When I originally composed and titled my work “Keeper of the Congo,” little did I know that the painting would soon introduce me to the real “Keepers of the Congo” – researchers who live right in my hometown of Webster Groves, Missouri, doing fascinating work in the most remote area on earth – the pristine, untouched Goualougo Triangle of the Congo Basin.