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  •  Treat you both to a cup of tea :) (8+ / 0-)

    In my adoptive homeland when this is all over.  My host father Madou taught me about Malian history, music, and the Bambara language over endless cups of tea.

    Until then, a view of the Niger River in Mopti, the Venice of Mali.

    •  my niece was there on a student exchange (1+ / 0-)
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      program and loved it and made a profound impression on her, she is going to try to work  overseas and  'try to make a difference'.
        She was dragged out when the revolt happened and she saw some of it. Kidnappings made the school bring them out.
      They visited Timbuktu as well, but mostly in and around Bamako.

      I was impressed seeing the African history in the faces of so many of the French troopers....

      This machine kills Fascists.

      by KenBee on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 12:35:16 AM PST

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