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Great holmertz 2018-08-11 7:04

Hello Michael,
Nice photo of two nice girls. I am happy to see them wearing African style dresses. It seems that in parts of West Africa twins are much more frequent than in the rest of the world, but nobody understands why. In some cultures they are seen as bad omens, while in other areas they are welcomed as gifts from the gods. In Benin a man came up to me and announced he had just become the father of twins, so he expected me to present him with a gift. He regarded it as a great insult that I didn't want to give him anything.
Best regards,
Gert

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Old 08-12-2018, 02:46 PM
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Hello Gert,
It surprises me how little we really know about each other,
and our different cultures, watch National Geographic on TV
and think we know every thing.
Glad that I can still learn some thing new every day.
Best Wishes.
Mike
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