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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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  • Apr 2 2013: The first thing that comes to my mind is to build up a bridge to connect Africa and Brazil, and then unify African and Brazilian passports. As a Brazilian, I really miss a closer contact with Africans as we're very resemblant. Actually, I cannot think Brazil without thinking Africa!!! We're like brothers and sisters!!! I love Africa and Africans, and hope one day, we'll be only one nation!!! Thank you for being!!! Gerdson MourĂ£o
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      Apr 4 2013: Hey Gerdson,
      Oh my God, what a wonderful soccer team that can make...and yes, our African football (soccer) will become more interesting to watch with some "Ronaldo" in it....I love hearing my brothers argue about their favorite soccer players...And yes Africans are great and so much in common with Brazilan. I had a couple of Brazilian students...and gee....they were friendly and great......If Brazil becomes part of Africa...it better be located next to Kenya......Looking forward to one big nation....Just love the yellow and green colors.....
      Love, Mary

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