"How could you do this? You will surely have to pay! You stupid slave, I should just kill you now," he was told.
However, the child escaped any injuries at that point.
His master was waiting when he returned.
"Where have you been?" he was asked, and partly from fear and partly from not having another answer, he said, "to church."
The boy's help arrived in the form of a Good Samaritan who happened by, and saw the small boy. The man sneaked into the compound and carried the boy to a hospital where the board and nails were removed.
Damare later was released to the custody of his helper, with whom he lived for the next 18 months.
He remains disappointed he is unable to run quickly like other boys, but he says he's forgiven his attacker, because Jesus was nailed to a cross to forgive all sins.