Thursday, August 04, 2011

The little village of Bankassi had a surprising amount of English speaking old men: these three and many more left home as young men in search of fortune. This happens often in African villages, like the young heroes in some Greek tale they will take to the road and seek Adventure. The Bankassi youths found their way to Ghana where they stayed for a few years before eventually returning home again, having saved a little from work as guardians or labourers.


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