West Africa

Here is a Foulani boy who is watching the families herd of cattle. Marlboro has given many of the Foulani herdsmen hats like this one being worn by the boy.
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In October last year I had the rare opportunity to go to West Africa for three weeks. The people of West Africa were so kind and wonderful.

This little girl was startled by the white photographers presence in her village of Konadouga, Burkina Faso. She quickly ran away after this photo was taken. (Photo By: Stanley Leary)
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Earlier the children learn to carry things on their heads. The posture of the people is incredible.

Cesare Bambaro (male Lay Leader) is the lay leader of 1st Baptist Garango. Jay Shafto helps with the translation from Bissa language into English. (Photo by: Stanley Leary)
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Since they do not have sugar in their diets like Americans, their teeth are in better condition.

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