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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 18 2013: Look forward to hearing from you. I'd like to introduce you sometime to three of my colleagues as well;
    Karen and her father come from Zimbabwe, and her husband, Derek, is - like me - from England but
    spent many years in South Africa. He is a friend of Bishop Desmond Tutu and is very 'Afro-friendly".

    I think that your mission to spread peace and harmony is much in line of coaxing people, especially seniors,
    to talk to each other about things that matter. Derek has a current LinkedIn account which I 'll give you details of sometime - that will give you an opportunity to check our bona fides. Charles.
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      Apr 20 2013: Hey Charles,
      I am grateful for your willingness to connect me with your colleagues. I am looking forward to that.
      That so much for contributing.
      Love, Mary

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