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If you have NEVER been to Africa, when someone mentions "Africa" or you hear "Africa", what is the FIRST thing that comes into your mind?

People associate different regions/continent based on media, informational material, myths, stereotypes and such. The main idea of this discussion is to find out what people who never had "first hand experience" think about the continent. Thanks for your contribution.

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    Mar 26 2013: Beautiful People!!
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      Mar 28 2013: Hey Juliette,

      I am surely welcoming your comment and your thoughts. Yes Africans are Beautiful People....

      You planning on visiting Africa sometime?

      Love, Mary
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        Mar 28 2013: My dear Mary,

        One of the things I love about my hometown is that we have genuine people here from everywhere. So I have been very lucky to have friends from many African countries right here since I was a little child. So they have been preparing me for the time when I will be fortunate enough to travel there.

        Right after my first response to your question I met even more beautiful people from Africa.

        Then I saw this:
        http://is.gd/05ynSK
        And this: http://www.ted.com/talks/richard_turere_a_peace_treaty_with_the_lions.html
        I hope to fly there on Richard's plane ;-)

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          Mar 28 2013: Oh Juliette,

          That is so lovely and impeccable...and yes your very lucky..(lol) having African as friends since your childhood.
          Great and how amazing you just met beautiful people from Africa.....
          And yes your dreams will come true.....Yes Richard's plane.........and surely I can introduce you to great people in Kenya once you ready to visit....

          Love, Mary
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        Mar 29 2013: For Kate :-)❤ I was just thinking the same!! He is remarkable!! He saved the lions AND the cows!!
        For Mary :-)❤ Thank you. I look forward to it!! ..When I was little I ran away from spicy food....they ate it and made me spaghetti ...I felt the thoughtfulness and love.

        We are one family.
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          Mar 29 2013: Lol Juliette, couldn't agree more with Kate,

          Yes you need to save or better still do a "harambee"...fund raising...Africans are fond of this and I bet....200 African friends can fill your basket of cash.....lol....

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