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Greenie in Ghana
 
There are many things to learn about a place and it can't all be done at once. In December, I learned about a place called Sandema, located in the upper east region. This place is where the founder of Tuskegee grew up and it is also home to his wife's family. It was an amazing experience to be part of the return to a person's roots.  Here are some of those experiences.
 
 
 
 
 : Heading out to Sandema means taking a coach bus from Tuskegee school in Madina, and expecting to arrive at ones destination in about 14 hours. The bus was comfortable and air-conditioned.
Heading out to Sandema means taking a coach bus from Tuskegee school in Madina, and expecting to arrive at ones destination in about 14 hours. The bus was comfortable and air-conditioned.
Billboards dotted the highway. This is one of two candidates that was running for president. A run-off election was necessary. While the run-off election was held on Sunday, Dec. 28th, announcement of the winner was not revealed until Sat. Jan. 3rd. Prof. Atta Mills won by a slim margin. This was his third try at running for president.
 : Billboards dotted the highway. This is one of two candidates that was running for president. A run-off election was necessary. While the run-off election was held on Sunday, Dec. 28th, announcement of the winner was not revealed until Sat. Jan. 3rd. Prof. Atta Mills won by a slim margin. This was his third try at running for president.
 : Buildings on the compound are made from mud and straw.
Buildings on the compound are made from mud and straw.
Each group of houses are built in a circular manner and provide for various family members as well as the animals.
 : Each group of houses are built in a circular manner and provide for various family members as well as the animals.
 : All animals that belong to the family stay inside the compound at night. Huts are also made for the fowl, goats, and sheep to sleep in. The cattle stays in the middle of the compound and is protected from this way from wild animals.
All animals that belong to the family stay inside the compound at night. Huts are also made for the fowl, goats, and sheep to sleep in. The cattle stays in the middle of the compound and is protected from this way from wild animals.
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