Monday, 3 September 2007

Life as African Hungarian

Interview by Hakeem Babalola

She's 25 and already separated from her father for 23 years. She often thinks of her father but doesn’t miss him. As a child, only sweet things she heard about him until adulthood when her mother decides to reveal the darker side of the man she once married to. Her mother told her: your father didn’t allow me to pick quinine, so I had malaria four times and you had it twice. It was malaria that killed your younger sister in Nigeria. Your father was not a bit kind to me…Meet Klara Bassey who says she can’t actually judge her father because he’s not here to defend himself.
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