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By Bethlehem Terrefe Gebreyohannes

It’s 1974, a coup has simply put in a repressive army regime in Ethiopia. A kinfolk of 5 undertakes to flee from Addis Ababa to Djibouti, move the brutal Danakil wilderness taking walks. Beth Gebreyohannes, a tender lady on the time, describes that grim, perilous trip. Betrayed via courses and robbed through bandits, misplaced within the wilderness with out nutrients or water, they're rescued eventually by way of a buying and selling caravan of nomadic Afar tribesmen, entire strangers who feed and advisor them directly to Djibouti. during this port urban, different strangers apartment them until—more than a 12 months when they left—they obtain their visas for Canada.

This is a narrative instantly gripping and relocating, concerning the patience and braveness of a kin escaping to freedom opposed to all odds; a narrative everybody could recognize as a portrait of our instances, while such a lot of in all places run to hunt secure havens.

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By Bethlehem Terrefe Gebreyohannes

It’s 1974, a coup has simply put in a repressive army regime in Ethiopia. A kinfolk of 5 undertakes to flee from Addis Ababa to Djibouti, move the brutal Danakil wilderness taking walks. Beth Gebreyohannes, a tender lady on the time, describes that grim, perilous trip. Betrayed via courses and robbed through bandits, misplaced within the wilderness with out nutrients or water, they're rescued eventually by way of a buying and selling caravan of nomadic Afar tribesmen, entire strangers who feed and advisor them directly to Djibouti. during this port urban, different strangers apartment them until—more than a 12 months when they left—they obtain their visas for Canada.

This is a narrative instantly gripping and relocating, concerning the patience and braveness of a kin escaping to freedom opposed to all odds; a narrative everybody could recognize as a portrait of our instances, while such a lot of in all places run to hunt secure havens.

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