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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Afua Hirsch: Our Parents Left Africa – Now We Are Coming Home

Afua Hirsch, photographed in Accra, Ghana for the Observer New Review. Photograph: Nana Kofi Acquah
*Source-The Guardian/The Observer

As a child in London, Afua Hirsch was embarrassed by her African roots. Then, in February, she became a 'returnee', choosing to live in her parents' birthplace, Ghana. Her story is echoed across the continent: attracted by economic opportunity and a new sense of optimism, the African diaspora is starting to come back …

Continue here:  http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/aug/26/ghana-returnees-afua-hirsch-africa?CMP=twt_gu

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