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Beauty and sorrow: Virginia family retraces steps of enslaved Angolan ancestors

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Beauty and sorrow: Virginia family retraces steps of enslaved Angolan ancestors

Beauty and sorrow: Virginia family retraces steps of enslaved Angolan ancestors

In a voyage of remembrance and natural beauty, Euronews joins a family from Virginia on their historic journey to retrace the path of their ancestors who were taken as slaves in 1619.


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