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Stories in Senegal

They sell wish birds here. A man with a cage full walks by. You pay to release one. A wish.

by Trevor Snapp

Dakar — Thomas told me this. We were saying goodbye beneath the pre war apartment building where he lives in down town Dakar. From his 10th floor studio you can see the Atlantic on both sides of the sliver t...

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The joy of revolutions is so short. The reality so long.

by Trevor Snapp

Dakar — In Senegal thinking of Egypt. Senegal had it’s revolutions; Négritude was born here, African socialism, and so many Sufi brotherhoods. Wondering where Egypt’s will go, what it means, and how much suff...

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